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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
501TNTennesseeComplaints 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
502TNTennesseeHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
503TNTennesseeComplaints 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
504TNTennesseeHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationTennessee Hospital Association (formerly Alive Hospice)(615) 256-8240(800) 258-9541falsehttp://www.tha.com
505TNTennesseeClaims & 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/
506TNTennesseeHealth 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 ProgramTennCare(855) 259-0701falseBureau 800-342-3145(877) 779-3103http://www.state.tn.us/tenncare/
507TNTennesseeComplaints 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
508TNTennesseeOther 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
509TNTennesseeHelp 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, Atlanta Regional Office(404) 562-7500falsehttp://www.cms.gov
510TNTennesseeComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyTennessee Department of Health(615) 741-7221(800) 778-4504falsehttp://www.state.tn.us/health
511TNTennesseeComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanCommission on Aging and Disability of Tennessee(615) 253-4392(877) 236-0013false(800) 848-0299http://www.state.tn.us/comaging
512SDSouth DakotaClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
513SDSouth DakotaGeneral 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
514SDSouth DakotaGeneral 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
515SDSouth DakotaOther 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
516SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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
517SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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)Great Plains Quality Innovation Network(402) 476-1399(844) 877-0464falsehttp://www.cimronebraska.org
518SDSouth DakotaClaims & billingPart A and B bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.A/B MAC -- A/B Medicare Administrative ContractorNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227falseJurisdiction 3http://www.noridianmedicare.com/
519SDSouth DakotaOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
520SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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
521SDSouth DakotaHelp 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
522SDSouth DakotaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencySouth Dakota Department of Health(605) 773-3356(800) 738-2301falsehttp://www.doh.sd.gov
523SDSouth DakotaOther 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
524SDSouth DakotaHelp 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
525SDSouth DakotaComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanSenior Health Information & Insurance Education (SHIINE)(605) 773-3656(866) 854-5465falsehttp://www.dss.sd.gov
526SDSouth DakotaGeneral 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
527SDSouth DakotaComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Social Services(605) 773-3653falsehttp://dss.sd.gov/benefitfraud/recovery/
528SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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
529SDSouth DakotaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345false(866) 228-4327http://www.cancer.org
530SDSouth DakotaHealth care facilities & services in your areaFinding necessary and convenient services that serve the elderly in their community.Eldercare LocationDC longterm care Ombudsman program(202) 434-2120(800) 677-1116falsehttp://www.aarp.org/LCE
531SDSouth DakotaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
532SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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 AgencySenior Health Information & Insurance Education (SHIINE)(605) 773-3656(866) 854-5465falsehttp://www.dss.sd.gov
533SDSouth DakotaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721false(800) 242-8721http://www.americanheart.org/
534SDSouth DakotaHealth 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
535SDSouth DakotaGeneral 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
536SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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
537SDSouth DakotaClaims & 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
538SDSouth DakotaHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationSouth Dakota Hospice Organization(605) 755-7780falsehttp://www.regionalhealth.com/Our-Locations/Hospice-House.aspx
539SDSouth DakotaClaims & 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
540SDSouth DakotaOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsSouth Dakota Department of Health(605) 773-3361(800) 738-2301falsehttp://www.state.sd.us/doh/
541SDSouth DakotaHealth 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 AssociationCommunity Healthcare Association of South Dakota(605) 357-1515falsehttp://www.communityhealthcare.net/
542SDSouth DakotaHealth 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 ProgramSouth Dakota Children's Health Insurance Program(605) 773-4678(877) 999-9561falsehttp://www.dss.sd.gov
543SDSouth DakotaClaims & 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
544SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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
545SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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
546SDSouth DakotaClaims & 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
547SDSouth DakotaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
548SDSouth DakotaComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of South Dakota(303) 844-2024(303) 844-3439falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
549SDSouth DakotaComplaints 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 NetworksRenal Disease Network of the Upper Midwest, Inc. - Network 11(651) 644-9877(800) 973-3773falsehttp://esrdnet11.org
550SDSouth DakotaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramSenior Health Information & Insurance Education (SHIINE)TDD/TTY - 711 (In-State Only)(800) 536-8197falsehttp://www.shiine.net

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