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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
2751ARArkansasClaims & billingPart A and B bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.A/B MAC -- A/B Medicare Administrative ContractorNovitas Solutions, LLC(800) 633-4227falsehttp://www.novitas-solutions.com
2752ARArkansasClaims & 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/
2753ARArkansasComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanDepartment of Human Services on Aging of Arkansas - Division of Aging and Adult Services(501) 682-2441falsehttp://www.arkansas.gov/dhs/aging
2754ARArkansasOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeDepartment of Human Services of Arkansas(501) 682-8233(501) 682-8820(800) 482-5431false(800) 482-8988http://www.medicaid.state.ar.us/
2755ARArkansasGeneral 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
2756ARArkansasOther insurance programsVA medical benefits.Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs(800) 827-1000falsehttp://www.va.gov
2757ARArkansasGeneral 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
2758ARArkansasOther 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
2759ARArkansasOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
2760ARArkansasComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Human Services(800) 422-6641falsehttps://www.medicaid.state.ar.us/InternetSolution/consumer/contacts.aspx
2761ARArkansasHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
2762ARArkansasComplaints 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
2763ARArkansasHealth 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
2764ARArkansasComplaints 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
2765ARArkansasHelp 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, Dallas Regional Office(214) 767-6423falsehttp://www.cms.gov
2766ARArkansasClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
2767ARArkansasComplaints 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
2768ALAlabamaClaims & 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
2769ALAlabamaOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsAlabama Department of Public Health(334) 206-5300(800) 252-1818false(866) 874-3972http://www.adph.org
2770ALAlabamaClaims & 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
2771ALAlabamaComplaints about my care or servicesObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.OmbudsmanState Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)(334) 242-5743(800) 243-5463falsehttp://www.alabamaageline.gov
2772ALAlabamaHelp 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
2773ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2774ALAlabamaHealth 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
2775ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2776ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2777ALAlabamaClaims & 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
2778ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2779ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2780ALAlabamaOther insurance programsVA medical benefits.Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs(800) 827-1000falsehttp://www.va.gov
2781ALAlabamaOther 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
2782ALAlabamaClaims & 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/
2783ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2784ALAlabamaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyBureau of Health Provider Standards, Division of Healthcare Facilities of Alabama(334) 206-5075(800) 356-9596falsehttp://www.adph.org
2785ALAlabamaComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudMedicaid Agency of Alabama(866) 452-4930falsehttp://www.medicaid.state.al.us/fraud_abuse/reporting_fraud.aspx?tab=7
2786ALAlabamaHealth 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 AssociationAlabama Primary Care Association(334) 271-7068(888) 322-7068falsehttp://www.alphca.com
2787ALAlabamaClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
2788ALAlabamaHealth 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
2789ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2790ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2791ALAlabamaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryBlue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
2792ALAlabamaComplaints 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 AgencyBureau of Home and Community Services of Alabama(334) 206-5341(800) 225-9770falsehttp://www.adph.org
2793ALAlabamaOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov
2794ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2795ALAlabamaHealth 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 ProgramALL Kids(334) 206-5568(888) 373-5437falsehttp://www.adph.org/allkids/
2796ALAlabamaComplaints 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 AgencyAlabama Department of Public Health(334) 206-5111(800) 356-9596falseComplaint linehttp://www.adph.org
2797ALAlabamaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceInsurance Department of Alabama - Consumer Service Division(334) 269-3550(800) 433-3966truehttp://www.aldoi.gov
2798ALAlabamaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramState Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)(334) 242-5743(800) 243-5463false1-800-AGELINEhttp://www.alabamaageline.gov
2799ALAlabamaClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierBlue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
2800ALAlabamaOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov

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