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Macon County Dept. of Social Services
R. Patrick Betancourt, Director
1832 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 349-2124
Fax: (828) 349-2401


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To Report Benefit Fraud

Macon County Department of Social Service has a Program Integrity Investigator to investigate cases of fraud, abuse, and waste in public assistance programs. These programs include: Medicaid, Work First, Food Assistance, Daycare, Emergency Assistance, Low Income Energy Assistance, Special Assistance, etc.

Please try to provide as much of the following information as possible when reporting suspected benefit fraud:

  • Person’s name
  • Address where person actually lives
  • Contact information for individual, i.e. telephone number, email addresses, etc.
  • Names of persons living in the home
  • Place where individual works
  • Information about other income in the home
  • What is the person doing to commit fraud?

To report suspected fraud or abuse in public assistance programs in Macon County you may call (828) 349-2124.

Other contact numbers for reporting fraud:

Medicaid Provider Fraud in North Carolina (919) 647-8282 or
Help Desk: 1-800-662-7030

Social Security Fraud 1-800-849-5195


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