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Fraud Waste and Abuse

The Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Commander's Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline provide an opportunity to report significant cases of Fraud, Waste, Abuse and mismanagement.
Follow the below 4-step process to make a Hotline Complaint. Additional information is also available on the Navy Inspector General website.


Step 1:
Determine the best method to address your complaint.
First, attempt to resolve your complaint using the chain of command and other local resources, including legal staff, union representative, chaplain, human resource personnel, equal opportunity advisor, your immediate supervisor, or the Commander.
Review the Common Complaints (A-Z) on the Navy Inspector General website to determine whether an established process or grievance procedure is available to address your issue.

Matters appropriate for a Hotline complaint include:
• Intern/Resident duty hour violations
• BAH misuse
• Bribes, kickbacks and accepting gratuities
• Any violation of law or ethical standard
• Conflicts of interest
• Third Party Collection (TPC) compliance issues
• Fraud
• Improper fund raising or gifts
• Mismanagement, misuse/abuse of government property
• Misuse of government purchase/travel card
• Misuse of official time (time and attendance)
• Travel fraud (TAD/TDY)
• HIPAA Compliance
• Waste of resources

Step 2:
Review Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, below.

Who may use the Hotline?
Anyone can file a hotline complaint.

What issues should you report to the hotline?
You should report any matter in Step 1 which includes those listed on the Navy IG website.

Is there a time limit to file a complaint?
You should submit your complaint within 90 days of the date the alleged wrongdoing occurred.

How do you submit a hotline complaint?
Submit complaints in person, by calling the hotline #'s, in writing, by fax, by email, or by using the online complaint form.

Can I remain anonymous or request confidentiality?
You may remain anonymous, but we will not be able to contact you for more information. You may request confidentiality. NMCSD's Command Evaluation and Integrity (CE&I) staff will make every effort to prevent disclosures of your identity, but cannot guarantee confidentiality.

Step 3:
Prepare to submit your hotline complaint.
Gather the information and provide the following with your complaint.
Who? Service member's/employee’s full name, rank/grade and duty station.
What? Specific wrongdoing and why you believe the activity was misconduct to include the rule, regulation or law you think they violated.
Where? Location where the wrongdoing occurred.
When? Specific dates and times.
How much? Estimated dollar loss.
Why and How?
Describe why and how you believe the individual perpetrated the offense.
What have you done to try to resolve the issue?
What do you want the IG staff to do?
REMEMBER, the more detailed information you provide, the better we can assist you.

Step 4:
Contact the NHCP IG or an IG office for assistance or to file your complaint.

NHCP HOTLINE COORDINATOR Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
ATTN: Hotline Coordinator
200 Mercy Circle
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
Comm: (760) 719-3340
E-Mail: NavyNHCampPendletonIGHotline@mail.mil
Claim: File a claim here

Navy Medicine West HOTLINE ATTN: Hotline Coordinator 4170 Norman Scott Road, B-3595
San Diego, CA 92136
Toll Free: 1-877-479-3832
Comm: (619) 767-6068
DSN: 577-6068
E-Mail:  NavyNMWIGHotline@mail.mil
Website: Website: www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmw/Commands/Pages/regionmig.aspx

NAVAL MEDICAL IG Office of the Medical Inspector General (M00IG)
ATTN: Investigator
4650 Taylor Road, Suite-3162
Bethesda, MD 20889-5638
Toll Free: 800-637-6175
DSN: 295-9019
Fax: 301-295-9019
E-Mail: navymedighotline@mail.mil
Web: www.med.navy.mil/bumed/MEDIG/Pages/default.aspx#SA

1254 Ninth Street, S.E. B 172
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5006
Toll Free: 800-522-3451
Comm: 202-433-6743
DSN: 288-6743
Fax: 202-433-2613
E-Mail: navighotlines@navy.mil
Web: www.secnav.navy.mil/ig/

DOD IG DoD Hotline
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 22350-1900
Toll Free: 800-424-9098
Comm: 703-604-8799
DSN: 664-8799
Fax: 703-604-8567
Web: www.dodig.mil