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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
151WIWisconsinComplaints 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 AgencyDept of Health and Family Services of WI-Division of Supportive Living-Bureau of Quality Assurance(608) 267-1441(800) 642-6552falsehttp://www.dhfs.state.wi.us
152WIWisconsinGeneral 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
153WIWisconsinOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeWisconsin Department of Health Services(608) 266-1865(800) 362-3002falsehttp://www.dhfs.wisconsin.gov
154WIWisconsinGeneral 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
155WAWashingtonHealth 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 ProgramWashington Children's Health Insurance Program(800) 562-3022falseIn state only 877-543-7669(877) 543-7669http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov/applehealth/index.shtml
156WAWashingtonHealth 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
157WAWashingtonHelp 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
158WAWashingtonComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Social & Health Services(360) 586-8888(800) 562-6906falsehttp://www.dshs.wa.gov/Fraud/medicaid.shtml
159WAWashingtonOther 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
160WAWashingtonHealth 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
161WAWashingtonGeneral 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
162WAWashingtonGeneral 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
163WAWashingtonGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345falsehttp://www.cancer.org
164WAWashingtonHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
165WAWashingtonComplaints 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
166WAWashingtonComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington(206) 615-2290(206) 615-2296falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
167WAWashingtonGeneral 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
168WAWashingtonComplaints 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
169WAWashingtonClaims & 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
170WAWashingtonComplaints 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
171WAWashingtonClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
172WAWashingtonComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyDepartment of Health of Washington - Facilities and Services Licensing(360) 236-4700(800) 633-6828falsehttp://www.doh.wa.gov
173WAWashingtonClaims & 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
174WAWashingtonGeneral 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
175WAWashingtonOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
176WAWashingtonHealth 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 AssociationWashington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers (WACMHC)(360) 786-9722falsehttp://www.wacmhc.org
177WAWashingtonOther 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
178WAWashingtonOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov
179WAWashingtonClaims & billingMedicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)(855) 797-2627(855) 798-2627false
180WAWashingtonHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceStatewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)(360) 586-0241(800) 562-6900falsehttp://www.insurance.wa.gov
181WAWashingtonHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramStatewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)(360) 586-0241(800) 562-6900falsehttp://www.insurance.wa.gov/shiba
182WAWashingtonComplaints 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 AgencyDept of Social and Health Services of Washington-Aging and Adult Services Admin-Residential Care(360) 725-2300(800) 562-6078false800-422-3263http://www.adsa.dshs.wa.gov
183WAWashingtonHelp 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, Seattle Regional Office(206) 615-2354falsehttp://www.cms.gov
184WAWashingtonComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)Qualis Health(206) 364-9700(800) 949-7536falsehttp://www.QualisHealthMedicare.org
185WAWashingtonComplaints 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 NetworksNorthwest Renal Network - Network 16(206) 923-0714(800) 262-1514falsehttp://www.nwrenalnetwork.org
186WAWashingtonClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICAREhttp://www.noridianmedicare.com
187WAWashingtonGeneral 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
188WAWashingtonOther 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
189WAWashingtonHelp 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
190WAWashingtonClaims & 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
191WAWashingtonHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationWashington State Hospice and Palliative Care Organization(253) 661-3739(866) 661-3739falsehttp://www.wshpco.org
192WAWashingtonComplaints 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
193WAWashingtonOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeHealth Care Authority (formerly - Department of Social and Health Services of Washington)(800) 562-3022falseTTY now using 711 Washington Relayhttp://www.hca.wa.gov/
194WAWashingtonGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721falsehttp://www.americanheart.org/
195WAWashingtonGeneral 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
196WAWashingtonComplaints 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
197WAWashingtonClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
198WAWashingtonComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanLong Term Care Ombudsman of Washington(253) 838-6810(800) 562-6028falsehttp://www.ltcop.org
199WAWashingtonOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsWashington State Department of Health(360) 236-4501TTY Phone: 711(800) 525-0127truehttp://www.doh.wa.gov
200WAWashingtonGeneral 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

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