Go back to the interactive dataset

Acres

This is a filtered view based on Helpful Contacts - Agency List By Topic.

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
401UTUtahOther 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
402UTUtahComplaints 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 Health of Utah - Bureau of Medicare/Medicaid Program-Certification and Resident Assessment(801) 538-6158(800) 662-4157truehttp://www.health.utah.gov/hflcra
403UTUtahGeneral 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
404UTUtahOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsUtah Department of Health(801) 538-6155(800) 662-9651falsehttp://www.health.utah.gov
405UTUtahGeneral 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
406TXTexasComplaints 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 Aging and Disability Services(512) 438-4800(800) 458-9858falsehttp://dads.state.tx.us
407TXTexasOther 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
408TXTexasComplaints 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 Aging and Disability Services(512) 438-2633(800) 458-9858falsehttp://www.dads.state.tx.us
409TXTexasGeneral 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
410TXTexasComplaints 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
411TXTexasClaims & 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/
412TXTexasHealth 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
413TXTexasClaims & 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
414TXTexasGeneral 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
415TXTexasGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on heart disease.American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association(214) 570-2000(800) 242-8721falsehttp://www.americanheart.org/
416TXTexasOther insurance programsHealth based programs and services.State Health DepartmentsDepartment State Health Services(512) 458-7111(888) 963-7111false(512) 458-7111http://www.dshs.state.tx.us
417TXTexasComplaints about my care or servicesReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Medicaid - Report FraudHealth and Human Services Commission(512) 491-2000(800) 436-6184falsehttps://oig.hhsc.state.tx.us/
418TXTexasGeneral 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
419TXTexasHelp 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
420TXTexasComplaints 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
421TXTexasGeneral 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
422TXTexasGeneral 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
423TXTexasComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.ESRD State Survey AgencyDepartment State Health Services(512) 834-6646(888) 973-0022falsehttp://www.dshs.state.tx.us
424TXTexasComplaints 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
425TXTexasGeneral 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
426TXTexasClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICARE
427TXTexasHelp with my Medicare options & issuesPersonalized health insurance counselingSHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramHealth Information Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)(800) 252-9240falsehttp://www.dads.state.tx.us
428TXTexasComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)TMF Health Quality Institute(512) 329-6610(800) 725-9216falsehttp://www.tmf.org
429TXTexasHelp with my Medicare options & issuesMedigap PoliciesState Department of InsuranceInsurance Department of Texas(512) 463-6169(800) 578-4677falsehttp://www.tdi.texas.gov
430TXTexasClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierTrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICAREhttp://www.trailblazerhealth.com/
431TXTexasClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryTrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC(800) 633-4227false1-800-MEDICAREhttp://www.trailblazerhealth.com/
432TXTexasHelp 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
433TXTexasComplaints 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 Texas - Network 14(972) 503-3215(877) 886-4435falsehttp://www.esrdnetwork.org
434TXTexasOther 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
435TXTexasGeneral 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
436TXTexasGeneral health & health conditionsFinding information on cancer.American Cancer SocietyAmerican Cancer Society(800) 227-2345falsehttp://www.cancer.org
437TXTexasHealth 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 ProgramTexCare Partnership(800) 647-6558falsehttp://www.chipmedicaid.org
438TXTexasComplaints 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
439TXTexasOther insurance programsMedicaid programState Medical Assistance OfficeHealth and Human Services Commission of Texas(512) 424-6500(512) 407-3250(877) 541-7905truehttp://www.hhsc.state.tx.us
440TXTexasHelp 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
441TXTexasOther 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
442TXTexasOther insurance programsWhether I qualify for military retiree health care benefits.Department of DefenseDepartment of Defense(703) 571-3343falsehttp://www.defense.gov
443TXTexasHealth 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 AssociationAssociation of Community Health Centers, Inc. of Texas(512) 329-5959falsehttp://www.tachc.org
444TXTexasClaims & 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
445TXTexasComplaints 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
446TXTexasComplaints 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
447TXTexasComplaints 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
448TXTexasClaims & billingMedicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)(855) 797-2627(855) 798-2627false
449TXTexasComplaints 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
450TXTexasOther insurance programsChildren's Health Insurance ProgramCHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance Program(877) 543-7669truehttp://www.insurekidsnow.gov

About

Acres Acres

created Oct 18, 2011

updated Mar 20, 2014

View Full Page
Description

A database of agencies listed by state and topic to provide you with contact information for specific organizations or help you get answers to your Medicare related questions.

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
958
Downloads
178
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Medicare's Helpful Contacts
Permissions
Public
Tags
helpful contacts, organizations, agencies
Row Count
2850
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
(none)
Source Link
(none)

Filter

  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;

Sort

  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;
  • ;

Search

Saved Views

No other views on this dataset

Post a Comment

Comments

  • Total Comments: 0
  • Average Rating: 0.0

Sharing

This view is public

Publishing

See Preview