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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
601SCSouth CarolinaClaims & 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
602SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
603SCSouth CarolinaClaims & 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/
604SCSouth CarolinaComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Health and Human Services(803) 734-3660(888) 364-3224falsehttp://www.scag.gov/contact-us
605SCSouth 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
606SCSouth CarolinaGeneral 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
607SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
608SCSouth 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) 767-6738false(800) 878-5707http://www.opm.gov\retire
609SCSouth CarolinaOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeSouth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services(803) 898-2500(888) 549-0820falsehttp://www.scdhhs.gov
610SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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)Atlantic Quality Improvement Network(516) 326-7767(516) 326-6182falsehttp://www.ipro.org
611SCSouth 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
612SCSouth 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
613SCSouth 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
614SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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 NetworksSoutheastern Kidney Council - Network 6(919) 855-0882(800) 524-7139falsehttp://www.esrdnetwork6.org
615SCSouth CarolinaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345false(866) 228-4327http://www.cancer.org
616SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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
617RIRhode IslandGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721false(800) 242-8721http://www.americanheart.org/
618RIRhode IslandOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsRhode Island Department of Health(401) 222-5960(800) 942-7434trueTTY Phone: 711http://www.health.ri.gov
619RIRhode IslandComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyDepartment of Health of Rhode Island - Division of Facilities Regulation (401) 222-2566(401) 256-5511false401-222-5200 for complaintshttp://www.health.ri.gov
620RIRhode IslandComplaints 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
621RIRhode IslandClaims & 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
622RIRhode IslandOther 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
623RIRhode IslandGeneral 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
624RIRhode IslandHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
625RIRhode IslandHealth 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 ProgramRIte Care(401) 462-5300(401) 462-3363falsehttp://www.dhs.ri.gov
626RIRhode IslandHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationHome and Hospice Care of Rhode Island(401) 727-7070(800) 338-6555falsehttp://www.hhcri.org
627RIRhode IslandComplaints 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
628RIRhode IslandHealth 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
629RIRhode IslandComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Human Services(401) 415-8300falsehttps://www.dhs.ri.gov/dynamic/fraudAbuseIntro.jsp
630RIRhode IslandComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanThe Alliance for Better Long Term Care(401) 785-3340(888) 351-0808falsehttp://alliancebltc.com
631RIRhode IslandHelp 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
632RIRhode IslandComplaints 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
633RIRhode IslandHelp 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
634RIRhode IslandGeneral 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
635RIRhode IslandComplaints 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
636RIRhode IslandHealth 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
637RIRhode IslandClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryArkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
638RIRhode IslandOther 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
639RIRhode IslandClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierArkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
640RIRhode IslandComplaints 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 AgencyRhode Island Department of Health(401) 222-5960falsehttp://www.health.ri.gov
641RIRhode IslandHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceDepartment of Business Regulation of Rhode Island - Insurance Division(401) 462-9500falsehttp://www.dbr.state.ri.us
642RIRhode IslandGeneral 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
643RIRhode IslandHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramSenior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)(401) 462-05104014623000 General info(401) 462-0740falsehttp://www.dea.ri.gov
644RIRhode IslandOther 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
645RIRhode IslandOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeExecutive Office of Health and Human Services(401) 462-5300falsehttp://www.dhs.ri.gov
646RIRhode IslandComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.QIO – Quality Improvement Organization (Beneficiary and Family Centered Care)Livanta, LLC(866) 815-5440false(866) 868-2289
647RIRhode IslandOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
648RIRhode IslandComplaints 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
649RIRhode IslandGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345false(866) 228-4327http://www.cancer.org
650RIRhode IslandComplaints 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 AgencyRhode Island Department of Health(401) 222-2566(800) 942-7434falsehttp://www.health.ri.gov

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