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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
551SDSouth 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
552SDSouth DakotaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
553SDSouth 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
554SDSouth 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/
555SDSouth 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/
556SDSouth 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
557SDSouth 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
558SDSouth 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
559SDSouth DakotaOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov
560SCSouth CarolinaHealth 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
561SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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) 222-2225falsehttp://www.nia.nih.gov
562SCSouth CarolinaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyDepartment of Health of South Carolina - Bureau of Certification, Health Provider Division(803) 545-4205(800) 922-6735falsehttp://www.dhec.sc.gov
563SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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
564SCSouth CarolinaClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
565SCSouth CarolinaClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
566SCSouth CarolinaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance Program(I-CARE) Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referrals for Elders(803) 734-9900(800) 868-9095falsehttp://www.aging.sc.gov
567SCSouth CarolinaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)Carolina Center for Medical Excellence(803) 251-2215(800) 922-3089falsehttp://www.thecarolinascenter.org
568SCSouth CarolinaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceDepartment of Insurance of South Carolina(803) 737-6160falsehttp://www.doi.sc.gov
569SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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 and Environmental Control of South Carolina - Bureau of Certification(803) 545-4205(800) 922-6735falseComplaint Hotlinehttp://www.scdhec.gov
570SCSouth CarolinaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
571SCSouth CarolinaOther 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
572SCSouth CarolinaHealth 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
573SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
574SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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
575SCSouth CarolinaHelp 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
576SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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
577SCSouth CarolinaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345falsehttp://www.cancer.org
578SCSouth CarolinaOther 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
579SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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
580SCSouth CarolinaOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsSouth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services(888) 549-0820falsehttp://www.dhhs.state.sc.us/
581SCSouth CarolinaHealth 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 ProgramHealthy Connection(888) 549-0820false(888) 549-0820http://www.scdhhs.gov
582SCSouth CarolinaOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeSouth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services(803) 898-2500(888) 549-0820falsehttp://www.scdhhs.gov
583SCSouth CarolinaHelp 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
584SCSouth CarolinaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721falsehttp://www.americanheart.org/
585SCSouth CarolinaHelp 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
586SCSouth CarolinaOther 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
587SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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
588SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
589SCSouth CarolinaOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov
590SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
591SCSouth CarolinaHealth 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 Health Care Association of South Carolina(803) 788-2778(800) 438-3895falsehttp://www.scphca.org/default.htm
592SCSouth CarolinaClaims & 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
593SCSouth CarolinaOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
594SCSouth CarolinaClaims & 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
595SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
596SCSouth CarolinaComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of the Southeast(404) 562-7886falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
597SCSouth CarolinaClaims & billingMedicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)(855) 797-2627(855) 798-2627false
598SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
599SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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
600SCSouth CarolinaComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.Ombudsman(I-CARE) Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referrals for Elders(803) 734-9900(800) 868-9095false(800) 225-525455126http://www.aging.sc.gov

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