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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
2701ASAmerican SamoaOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
2702ASAmerican SamoaHealth 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 Care Association of American Samoa(808) 537-5855falsehttp://www.pacificislandspca.org
2703ASAmerican SamoaComplaints 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 NetworksWestern Pacific Renal Network, LLC - Network 17(415) 897-2400(800) 232-3773falsehttp://www.esrdnet17.org
2704ASAmerican SamoaGeneral 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
2705ASAmerican SamoaComplaints 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
2706ASAmerican SamoaHelp 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, San Francisco Regional Office(415) 744-3602falsehttp://www.cms.gov
2707ASAmerican SamoaOther 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
2708ASAmerican SamoaHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationHospice Organization of American Samoa(684) 633-1222falsehttp://americansamoa.gov
2709ASAmerican SamoaComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanDepartment On Aging of AS, GU, HI, and MP(808) 586-0100(808) 586-7268 Hawaii only(888) 875-9229falsehttp://hawaii.gov/health/eoa
2710ASAmerican SamoaGeneral 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
2711ASAmerican SamoaComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of the West(415) 437-8310(415) 437-8311falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
2712ASAmerican SamoaGeneral 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
2713ASAmerican SamoaOther insurance programsVA medical benefits.Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs(800) 827-1000falsehttp://www.va.gov
2714ASAmerican SamoaHealth 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
2715ASAmerican SamoaHealth 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 ProgramAmerican Samoa Children's Health Insurance Program(684) 633-4818falsehttp://americansamoa.gov/index
2716ASAmerican SamoaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
2717ARArkansasComplaints 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 Human Services of Arkansas - Office of Long Term Care(501) 320-6145(501) 682-6789(800) 582-4887falseComplaint Hotlinehttp://www.humanservices.arkansas.gov
2718ARArkansasGeneral 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
2719ARArkansasHelp 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
2720ARArkansasOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov
2721ARArkansasHealth 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
2722ARArkansasComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas(214) 767-4056(214) 767-8940falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
2723ARArkansasOther 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
2724ARArkansasGeneral 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
2725ARArkansasComplaints 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
2726ARArkansasOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsArkansas Department of Health(501) 661-2000(800) 462-0599falsehttp://www.healthy.arkansas.gov
2727ARArkansasHealth 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 Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc.(501) 374-8225(877) 666-2422falsehttp://www.chc-ar.org/
2728ARArkansasComplaints 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 NetworksFMQAI-ESRD Newtwork 13(405) 942-6000(800) 472-8664falsehttp://www.network13.org
2729ARArkansasClaims & 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
2730ARArkansasComplaints 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)TMF(512) 329-6610(800) 725-9216false(877) 486-2048http://www.tmf.org
2731ARArkansasClaims & 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
2732ARArkansasComplaints 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 AgencyArkansas Department of Health(501) 661-2000(800) 223-0340falsehttp://www.healthyarkansas.com
2733ARArkansasGeneral 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
2734ARArkansasGeneral 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
2735ARArkansasHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramSenior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)(501) 371-2782(800) 224-6330false(501) 683-4468(501) 371-2782http://www.insurance.arkansas.gov/shiip.htm
2736ARArkansasComplaints 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
2737ARArkansasHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceDepartment of Insurance of Arkansas(501) 371-2782(800) 224-6330falsehttp://www.arkansas.gov/insurance
2738ARArkansasGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345false(866) 228-4327http://www.cancer.org
2739ARArkansasClaims & 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
2740ARArkansasHealth 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 ProgramARKids First(888) 474-8275false(800) 482-8988http://www.arkidsfirst.com/
2741ARArkansasHelp 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
2742ARArkansasGeneral 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
2743ARArkansasOther 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
2744ARArkansasHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationArkansas Hospice Inc.(501) 748-3333(877) 257-3400falsehttp://www.arkansashospice.org
2745ARArkansasGeneral 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
2746ARArkansasComplaints 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
2747ARArkansasComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyArkansas Department of Health(501) 661-2000(800) 462-0599falsehttp://www.healthyarkansas.com
2748ARArkansasComplaints 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
2749ARArkansasComplaints 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(216) 447-9604(844) 430-9504falsehttp://www.keproqio.com
2750ARArkansasGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721false(800) 242-8721http://www.americanheart.org/

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