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Row numberState AbbrevationStateTopic NameQuestionOrganization NameAgency NameLocal PhoneLocal Phone ExtensionLocal Phone NotesLocal TDDLocal TDD ExtensionTollfree PhoneTollfree ExtensionTollfree Instate?Tollfree Phone NotesTollfree TDDTollfree TDD ExtensionSpanish PhoneSpanish Phone ExtensionWeb Address
51WYWyomingClaims & billingBills for durable medical equipment and a list of approved suppliers of this equipment.DME MAC -- Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative ContractorNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227falseJurisdiction Dhttp://www.noridianmedicare.com/dme
52WYWyomingHelp with my Medicare options & issuesInformation on local seminars and health fairs on Medicare health plan choices, or to report a complaint directly to CMS.CMS RO - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regional OfficeCMS, Denver Regional Office(303) 844-1568falsehttp://www.cms.gov
53WVWest VirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesInformation on local seminars and health fairs on Medicare health plan choices, or to report a complaint directly to CMS.CMS RO - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regional OfficeCMS, Philadelphia Regional Office(215) 861-4140falsehttp://www.cms.gov
54WVWest VirginiaClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
55WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesFinding out if a doctor is board certified.American Board of Medical SpecialtiesAmerican Board of Medical Specialties(312) 436-2600(866) 275-2267falsehttp://www.abms.org
56WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesHome Health Care which is skilled nursing care and certain other health care services that you get in your home for the treatment of an illness or injury.Home Health AgencyDept of Health and Human Resources of West Virginia-Office of Health Facility Licensure and Cert(304) 558-0050(800) 442-2888falsehttp://www.wvdhhr.org\ohflac
57WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsVA medical benefits.Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs(800) 827-1000falsehttp://www.va.gov
58WVWest VirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
59WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsOrdering brochures on "Choosing a Hospital, Choosing Treatments and Choosing a Hospital." Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)(800) 358-9295falsehttp://www.ahrq.gov
60WVWest VirginiaHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationHospice Care Inc. of West Virginia(304) 529-4217(800) 788-5480falsehttp://www.hospiceofhuntington.org
61WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsInformation on cancer treatments, clinical trails, alternative medicine, coping with side effects, and other cancer related information.National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information ServiceNational Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service(800) 422-6237falseQuit Smoking Program (877) 448-7848http://www.cancer.gov
62WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesFinding out if the lab where your blood tests are sent is accredited or not.College of American PathologistsCollege of American Pathologists(847) 832-7000(800) 323-4040falsehttp://www.cap.org
63WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanWest Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program (WV SHIP)(304) 558-3317(877) 987-4463falsemarcia.d.meeks@wv.govhttp://www.wvseniorservices.gov/
64WVWest VirginiaClaims & billingBills for durable medical equipment and a list of approved suppliers of this equipment.DME MAC -- Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative ContractorCGS Administrators, LLC(800) 633-4227falsehttp://www.cignagovernmentservices.com/
65WVWest VirginiaClaims & billingMedicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)(855) 797-2627(855) 798-2627false
66WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesFinding out if your health care organization is accredited or not.Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)(630) 792-5800falsehttp://www.jointcommission.org
67WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of the Mid-Atlantic(215) 861-4441(215) 861-4440falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
68WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesRequesting external reviews of Medicare managed care denials.Center for Health Dispute Resolution (CHDR)MAXIMUS Center for Health Dispute Resolution (CHDR)(585) 425-5210falsehttp://www.medicareappeal.com
69WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsClaims and other issues for retired federal employees and their dependents/survivors.Office of Personnel ManagementOffice of Personnel Management(202) 606-1800(202) 606-2532(888) 767-6738falsehttp://www.opm.gov\retire
70WVWest VirginiaHealth care facilities & services in your areaFinding specific health support groups in your area.American Self-Help ClearinghouseAmerican Self-Help Clearinghouse(973) 989-1122(800) 367-6274truehttp://www.selfhelpgroups.org
71WVWest VirginiaClaims & billingReporting fraud.OIG (DHHS) -- Office of the Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services)Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General(202) 619-1343(800) 447-8477falsehttp://www.oig.hhs.gov
72WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesFinding a voluntary list of patients' rights in a hospital.American Hospital AssociationAmerican Hospital Association(312) 422-3000(800) 424-4301falsehttp://www.aha.org
73WVWest VirginiaClaims & billing(For Railroad Retirement beneficiaries only) - Part B bills and services.RRB Carrier - Railroad Retirement Board CarrierNoridian(877) 288-7600(888) 355-9165falsehttp://www.palmettogba.com/medicare
74WVWest VirginiaHealth care facilities & services in your areaFinding a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) closest to me to help me lower my health care costs. FQHCs include community health centers, tribal health clinics, migrant health services, and health centers for the homeless.Primary Care AssociationPrimary Care Association of West Virginia (304) 346-0032(877) 982-4584falsehttp://www.wvpca.org
75WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov
76WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsFinding out where my doctor should send the bills for the diagnosis and treatment of my black lung disease.Federal Black Lung ProgramFederal Black Lung Program(800) 638-7072falsehttp://owcp.dol.acs-inc.com
77WVWest VirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issues(For Railroad Retirement beneficiaries only) - RRB benefits, lost RRB Medicare card, address change, and enrolling in Medicare.RRB -- Railroad Retirement BoardRailroad Retirement BoardAdditional Email: medicare.railroad@palmettogba.com(312) 751-4701(877) 772-5772falseAdditional Fax # 904-232-2874http://www.rrb.gov
78WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeWest Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources(304) 558-1700(800) 642-8589falsehttp://www.wvdhhr.org/bms/
79WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsEducational materials for people with kidney disease.National Kidney and Urologic Diseases InformationNational Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information(301) 654-4415(800) 891-5390falsehttp://www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov
80WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721falsehttp://www.americanheart.org/
81WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesFinding out if urgent care centers and ambulatory surgical centers are accredited or not.Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health CareAccreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care(847) 853-6060falsehttp://www.aaahc.org
82WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsWest Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources(304) 348-3365(888) 483-0797false888-483-0793 Provider Serviceshttp://www.dhhr.wv.gov/bms
83WVWest VirginiaClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
84WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345falsehttp://www.cancer.org
85WVWest VirginiaHealth care facilities & services in your areaHealth insurance programs to children whose families earn too much to be eligible for Medicaid, but not enough to purchase private insurance.CHIP -- Children's Health Insurance ProgramWest Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program(304) 558-2732(877) 982-2447falsehttp://www.chip.wv.gov/
86WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsInformation and services about homes and communities for citizens and for HUD's current and potential home buyers.HUD -- U.S. Department of HousingU.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)(202) 708-1112(202) 708-1455(800) 569-4287falsehttp://www.hud.gov
87WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Health and Human Resources (304) 558-1970304-558-2278 - (OIG direct line)falsehttp://www.wvdhhr.org/oig
88WVWest VirginiaOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
89WVWest VirginiaHealth care facilities & services in your areaFinding necessary and convenient services that serve the elderly in their community.Eldercare LocationDC longterm care Ombudsman program(202) 293-9650(800) 677-1116falsehttp://www.eldercare.gov
90WVWest VirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesChanging my address, Medicare Part A or Part B, lost Medicare card, and Social Security benefits.SSA -- Social Security AdministrationSocial Security Administration(800) 772-1213false7am-7pm M-F (24x7 automated service as well)http://www.socialsecurity.gov
91WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsObtaining materials/forms for income tax filing and how Medicare Savings Accounts can affect my income taxes.Internal Revenue ServiceInternal Revenue Service(800) 829-1040falsehttp://www.irs.gov
92WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsSupport groups and educational materials for people with kidney disease.National Kidney Foundation, Inc.National Kidney Foundation, Inc.(212) 889-2210(800) 622-9010falsehttp://www.kidney.org
93WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesWhere to submit a complaint about the quality of life or quality of care inside a nursing home.Nursing Home State Survey AgencyDept of Health and Human Resources of West Virginia-Office of Health Facility Licensure and Cert(304) 558-0050(800) 442-2888falsehttp://www.wvdhhr.org\ohflac
94WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyDept of Health and Human Resources of West Virginia-Office of Health Facility Licensure and Cert(304) 558-0050(800) 442-2888falsehttp://www.wvdhhr.org\ohflac
95WVWest VirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceWest Virginia Insurance Commission(304) 558-3386(304) 558-1296(888) 879-9842falsehttp://www.wvinsurance.gov
96WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)West Virginia Medical Institute, Inc.(304) 346-9864(800) 642-8686falsehttp://www.wvmi.org
97WVWest VirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesFinding out if an ambulatory surgical center is accredited or not.American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical FacilitiesAmerican Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities(847) 775-1970(888) 545-5222falsehttp://www.AAAASF.org
98WVWest VirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramWest Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program (WV SHIP)(304) 558-3317(877) 987-4463falsehttp://www.wvship.org
99WVWest VirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsFinancial assistance and educational materials for people with kidney disease.American Kidney FundAmerican Kidney Fund(301) 881-3052(800) 638-8299false(866) 300-2900http://www.kidneyfund.org
100WVWest VirginiaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE

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