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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 & 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/
602SCSouth CarolinaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
603SCSouth CarolinaComplaints 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 and Environmental Control of South Carolina(803) 545-4205(800) 868-0404falsehttp://www.scdhec.net
604SCSouth CarolinaHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationCarolinas Center for Hospice & End-of-Life Care(919) 459-5380(800) 662-8859falsehttp://www.cchospice.org
605SCSouth 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
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) 358-9295falsehttp://www.ahrq.gov
607SCSouth 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
608SCSouth CarolinaOther insurance programsVA medical benefits.Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs(800) 827-1000falsehttp://www.va.gov
609SCSouth 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
610SCSouth 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
611RIRhode IslandClaims & 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
612RIRhode IslandClaims & 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
613RIRhode IslandComplaints 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
614RIRhode IslandClaims & billingMedicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)(855) 797-2627(855) 798-2627false
615RIRhode IslandGeneral 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
616RIRhode 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) 222-2225falsehttp://www.nia.nih.gov
617RIRhode IslandOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
618RIRhode IslandHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramSenior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)(401) 462-0510(401) 462-0740falsehttp://www.dea.ri.gov
619RIRhode 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
620RIRhode 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) 293-9650(800) 677-1116falsehttp://www.eldercare.gov
621RIRhode 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
622RIRhode 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
623RIRhode 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
624RIRhode IslandClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierArkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
625RIRhode IslandGeneral 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
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 IslandHealth 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 AssociationHealth Center Association of Rhode Island(401) 274-1771falsehttp://www.rihca.org/
628RIRhode 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
629RIRhode 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
630RIRhode IslandComplaints 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
631RIRhode 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
632RIRhode 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) 358-9295falsehttp://www.ahrq.gov
633RIRhode IslandHelp 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, Boston Regional Office(617) 565-1232falsehttp://www.cms.gov
634RIRhode 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
635RIRhode 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
636RIRhode 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
637RIRhode IslandComplaints 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 NetworksESRD Network of New England - Network 1(203) 387-9332(866) 286-3773falsehttp://www.networkofnewengland.org
638RIRhode IslandOther insurance programsVA medical benefits.Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs(800) 827-1000falsehttp://www.va.gov
639RIRhode 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
640RIRhode IslandHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceDepartment of Business Regulation of Rhode Island - Insurance Division(401) 462-9520falsehttp://www.dbr.state.ri.us
641RIRhode IslandComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of New England(617) 565-1340(617) 565-1343falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
642RIRhode IslandGeneral 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
643RIRhode IslandGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721falsehttp://www.americanheart.org/
644RIRhode IslandComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)Rhode Island Quality Partners, Inc.(401) 528-3200(800) 662-5028falsehttp://www.healthcentricadvisors.org
645RIRhode 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
646RIRhode IslandGeneral 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
647RIRhode IslandGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345falsehttp://www.cancer.org
648RIRhode IslandClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryAssociated Hospital Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
649RIRhode 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
650RIRhode IslandGeneral 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

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