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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
301VIVirgin IslandsComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanOffice of the Regional Administrator Region 2(787) 294-1681false
302VIVirgin IslandsGeneral 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
303VIVirgin IslandsHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceDivision of Banking and Insurance of Virgin Islands(340) 774-7166falsehttp://www.ltg.gov.vi
304VIVirgin IslandsComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyESRD State Survey Agency of Virgin Islands(340) 773-1311falsehttp://www.healthvi.org//
305VIVirgin IslandsGeneral 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
306VAVirginiaGeneral 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
307VAVirginiaComplaints 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
308VAVirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanDepartment for Aging and Rehabilitation Services(804) 565-1600(800) 552-3402falsehttp://www.elderrightsva.org
309VAVirginiaOther 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
310VAVirginiaClaims & 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) 447-8477false(800) 377-4950http://www.oig.hhs.gov
311VAVirginiaComplaints 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
312VAVirginiaClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
313VAVirginiaHealth 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 ProgramCover Virginia Program(866) 873-2647false(888) 221-1590(866) 873-2647http://www.commonhealth.va.gov
314VAVirginiaComplaints 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
315VAVirginiaHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationVirginia Association for Hospices & Palliative(804) 740-1344falsehttp://www.virginiahospices.org
316VAVirginiaHealth 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
317VAVirginiaComplaints 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
318VAVirginiaClaims & 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/
319VAVirginiaClaims & billingMedicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)(855) 797-2627(855) 798-2627falsehttp://www.cob.cms.hhs.gov
320VAVirginiaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
321VAVirginiaComplaints 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 AgencyDepartment of Health of Virginia - Department of Licensure & Certifications(804) 367-2100false
322VAVirginiaComplaints 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
323VAVirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyDepartment of Health of Virginia - Department of Licensure & Certifications(804) 367-2100false
324VAVirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceInsurance Department of Virginia(804) 371-9691(877) 310-6560falsehttp://www.scc.virginia.gov/boi
325VAVirginiaOther 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) 767-6738false(800) 878-5707http://www.opm.gov\retire
326VAVirginiaHelp 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
327VAVirginiaClaims & 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
328VAVirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramVirginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP)(804) 662-9333or 804.662.9334(800) 552-3402false(804) 552-3402http://www.vda.virginia.gov
329VAVirginiaClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierTrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICAREhttp://www.trailblazerhealth.com/
330VAVirginiaGeneral 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
331VAVirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesWhere to submit a complaint about the quality of care I received from my kidney dialysis facility.ESRD -- End-Stage Renal Disease NetworksMid-Atlantic Renal Coalition - Network 5(804) 320-0004(866) 651-6272falseno provider linehttp://www.esrdnet5.org
332VAVirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsEducational materials for people with kidney disease.American Association of Kidney PatientsAmerican Association of Kidney Patients(813) 636-8100(800) 749-2257falsehttp://www.aakp.org
333VAVirginiaOther 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
334VAVirginiaComplaints 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
335VAVirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Medical Assistance Services(804) 786-7933(800) 371-0824falsehttp://www.dmas.virginia.gov/cs-Recip_Medicl_Fraud.htm
336VAVirginiaComplaints 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
337VAVirginiaHelp 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
338VAVirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.QIO – Quality Improvement Organization (Beneficiary and Family Centered Care)KePRO(813) 280-8256(844) 455-8708falsehttp://www.keproqio.com
339VAVirginiaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
340VAVirginiaGeneral 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
341VAVirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345false(866) 228-4327http://www.cancer.org
342VAVirginiaOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeDepartment of Medical Assistance Services(804) 786-7933falsehttp://www.dmas.virginia.gov
343VAVirginiaGeneral 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) 358-9295false(888) 586-6340http://www.ahrq.gov
344VAVirginiaComplaints 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 AgencyDepartment of Health of Virginia - Complaint Unit(804) 367-2106false
345VAVirginiaOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov
346VAVirginiaOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
347VAVirginiaComplaints 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
348VAVirginiaComplaints about my care or servicesLocal and community level projects to improve patient safety, reduce harm, and improve clinical care.QIO – Quality Improvement Organization (Quality Innovation Network)VHQC(804) 289-5320false(877) 486-2048http://www.vhqc.org
349VAVirginiaGeneral health & health conditionsDiscussing health concerns, medicines, and other issues important to older people.National Institute on Aging Information CenterNational Institute on Aging Information Center(800) 222-2225false(800) 222-4225http://www.nia.nih.gov
350VAVirginiaOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsVirginia Department of Health(804) 864-7001false(800) 828-1120http://www.vdh.state.va.us

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