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Fraud, Waste and Abuse

The Naval Medical Center San Diego Commanding Officer's Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline provides 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.

4-Step Complaint Process:

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

Step 2: Review Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.  

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 the CE&I/IG staff for 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 CE&I/IG staff to do?
REMEMBER, the more detailed information you provide, the better we can assist you.

Step 4: Contact the CE&I staff or an IG office for assistance or to file your complaint.


Head, Command Evaluation and Integrity 
Naval Medical Center San Diego
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA 92134-5000
Comm: (619) 532-6082
Fax:  (619) 532-6452 
DSN: 522-6082
Email: NavyNMCSanDiegoIGHotline@mail.mil


4170 Norman Scott Road, B-3595
San Diego, CA 92136 
Toll Free: 1-877-479-3832
Comm: (619) 767-6068
DSN: 577-6068
Email: NavyNMWIGHotline@mail.mil


8901 Wisconsin Avenue, B1 Room 1922 
Bethesda, MD 20889-5615
Toll Free: 800-637-6175
Email: NavyMEDIGHotline@mail.mil 
Web: http://www.ig.navy.mil  


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
Email: navighotlines@navy.mil  
Web: http://www.ig.navy.mil  


DOD Hotline, The Pentagon 
Washington, DC 20301-1900
Toll Free: 800-424-9098
Comm: (202) 693-5080
DSN: 233-5080
Fax: (703) 604-8567
Email: hotline@dodig.osd.mil 
Web: http://www.dodig.mil/hotline

Contact Us

Naval Medical Center San Diego
Command Evaluation and Integrity

34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA 92134

Phone: (619) 532-6452
Fax: (619) 532-6452
Email: NavyNMCSanDiegoIGhotline@mail.mil


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