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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
2801ALAlabamaHealth care facilities & services in your areaTo find a hospice program in my area.State Hospice OrganizationAlabama Hospice and Pallative Care Organization (formerly - Alabama Hospice Organization)(334) 421-8884false
2802ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2803ALAlabamaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345false(866) 228-4327http://www.cancer.org
2804ALAlabamaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.1-800-MEDICARE1-800-MEDICARE(800) 633-4227false
2805ALAlabamaComplaints 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)atom Alliance (901) 682-0381(800) 528-2655falsehttp://www.qsource.org
2806ALAlabamaHelp 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
2807ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2808ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2809ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2810ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2811ALAlabamaOther 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
2812ALAlabamaComplaints about my care or servicesSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Office for Civil RightsOffice for Civil Rights of the Southeast(404) 562-7886falsehttp://www.hhs.gov/ocr
2813ALAlabamaHelp 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, Atlanta Regional Office(404) 562-7500falsehttp://www.cms.gov
2814ALAlabamaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721false(800) 242-8721http://www.americanheart.org/
2815ALAlabamaComplaints 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
2816ALAlabamaGeneral 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
2817ALAlabamaOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeMedicaid Agency of Alabama(334) 242-5000(800) 362-1504falsehttp://www.medicaid.alabama.gov
2818ALAlabamaOther 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
2819AKAlaskaOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeAlaska Department of Health and Social Services(907) 465-3030(800) 780-9972truehttp://www.hss.state.ak.us/dpa
2820AKAlaskaHealth 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 ProgramDenali KidCare(907) 269-6529Anchorage Area(888) 318-8890true(888) 318-8890http://dhss.alaska.gov/dhcs/Pages/DenaliKidCare/default.aspx
2821AKAlaskaClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
2822AKAlaskaGeneral 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
2823AKAlaskaOther 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
2824AKAlaskaOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsAlaska Department of Health and Social Services(907) 465-3030falsehttp://www.hss.state.ak.us
2825AKAlaskaComplaints 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
2826AKAlaskaGeneral 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
2827AKAlaskaComplaints 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
2828AKAlaskaHealth 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
2829AKAlaskaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceInsurance Division of Alaska(907) 269-7900(800) 467-8725truehttp://www.commerce.state.ak.us/insurance
2830AKAlaskaGeneral 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
2831AKAlaskaComplaints 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
2832AKAlaskaHealth 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
2833AKAlaskaHealth 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 AssociationAlaska Primary Care Association(907) 929-2722falsehttp://www.alaskapca.org/
2834AKAlaskaComplaints 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
2835AKAlaskaOther insurance programsVA medical benefits.Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs(800) 827-1000falsehttp://www.va.gov
2836AKAlaskaClaims & 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
2837AKAlaskaHelp 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
2838AKAlaskaComplaints 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
2839AKAlaskaComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudDepartment of Health and Human Services(907) 269-1060(800) 478-6406falsehttp://www.hss.state.ak.us/dpa/features/org/fraud.htm
2840AKAlaskaHelp 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
2841AKAlaskaComplaints 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
2842AKAlaskaComplaints 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 Alaska(907) 334-4480(800) 730-6393falsehttp://www.akoltco.org
2843AKAlaskaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICAREhttp://www.noridianmedicare.com
2844AKAlaskaHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramMedicare Information Office(907) 269-3680(907) 269-3691(800) 478-6065truehttp://medicare.alaska.gov
2845AKAlaskaGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721false(800) 242-8721http://www.americanheart.org/
2846AKAlaskaComplaints 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)Mountain Pacific Quality Health Foundation(406) 443-4020(800) 497-8232falsehttp://www.mpqhf.org
2847AKAlaskaComplaints 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
2848AKAlaskaOther 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
2849AKAlaskaClaims & 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
2850AKAlaskaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyDHSS of Alaska - Division of Healthcare Services & Health Facilities Licensing and Certification Uni(907) 334-2430(888) 387-9387truehttp://www.hss.state.ak.us

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