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Row numberOrganization NameQuestionTopic Name
1DME MAC -- Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative ContractorBills for durable medical equipment and a list of approved suppliers of this equipment.Claims & billing
2DME PSC -- Durable Medical Equipment Program Safeguard ContractorsBills for durable medical equipment and a list of approved suppliers of this equipment.Claims & billing
3SSA -- Social Security AdministrationChanging my address, Medicare Part A or Part B, lost Medicare card, and Social Security benefits.Help with my Medicare options & issues
4CHIP -- Insure Kids NowChildren's Health Insurance ProgramOther insurance programs
5Office of Personnel ManagementClaims and other issues for retired federal employees and their dependents/survivors.Other insurance programs
6QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)Complaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.Complaints about my care or services
7ESRD State Survey AgencyComplaints about the quality of care in dialysis facilities.Complaints about my care or services
8National Institute on Aging Information CenterDiscussing health concerns, medicines, and other issues important to older people.General health & health conditions
9National Kidney and Urologic Diseases InformationEducational materials for people with kidney disease.General health & health conditions
10American Association of Kidney PatientsEducational materials for people with kidney disease.General health & health conditions
11American Kidney FundFinancial assistance and educational materials for people with kidney disease.General health & health conditions
12Primary Care AssociationFinding 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.Health care facilities & services in your area
13American Hospital AssociationFinding a voluntary list of patients' rights in a hospital.Complaints about my care or services
14American Cancer SocietyFinding information on cancer.General health & health conditions
15American Heart AssociationFinding information on heart disease.General health & health conditions
16Eldercare LocationFinding necessary and convenient services that serve the elderly in their community.Health care facilities & services in your area
17American Board of Medical SpecialtiesFinding out if a doctor is board certified.Complaints about my care or services
18American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical FacilitiesFinding out if an ambulatory surgical center is accredited or not.Complaints about my care or services
19College of American PathologistsFinding out if the lab where your blood tests are sent is accredited or not.Complaints about my care or services
20Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health CareFinding out if urgent care centers and ambulatory surgical centers are accredited or not.Complaints about my care or services
21Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)Finding out if your health care organization is accredited or not.Complaints about my care or services
22Federal Black Lung ProgramFinding out where my doctor should send the bills for the diagnosis and treatment of my black lung disease.Other insurance programs
23American Self-Help ClearinghouseFinding specific health support groups in your area.Health care facilities & services in your area
24RRB Carrier - Railroad Retirement Board Carrier(For Railroad Retirement beneficiaries only) - Part B bills and services.Claims & billing
25RRB -- Railroad Retirement Board(For Railroad Retirement beneficiaries only) - RRB benefits, lost RRB Medicare card, address change, and enrolling in Medicare.Help with my Medicare options & issues
261-800-MEDICAREGeneral Medicare information, ordering Medicare booklets, and information about health plans.Help with my Medicare options & issues
27Prescription Drug InformationGives information about how to save money on prescriptions through pharmacies, insurance, community agencies, and assistance programs from drug manufacturers. Pharmacists also counsel patients about the right way to take medications.Help with my Medicare options & issues
28State Health DepartmentsHealth based programs and services.Other insurance programs
29CHIP -- Children's Health Insurance ProgramHealth insurance programs to children whose families earn too much to be eligible for Medicaid, but not enough to purchase private insurance.Health care facilities & services in your area
30Home Health AgencyHome 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.Complaints about my care or services
31RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryHome health, hospice care, and fraud.Claims & billing
32HUD -- U.S. Department of HousingInformation and services about homes and communities for citizens and for HUD's current and potential home buyers.Other insurance programs
33National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information ServiceInformation on cancer treatments, clinical trails, alternative medicine, coping with side effects, and other cancer related information.General health & health conditions
34CMS RO - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regional OfficeInformation on local seminars and health fairs on Medicare health plan choices, or to report a complaint directly to CMS.Help with my Medicare options & issues
35State Medical Assistance OfficeMedicaid programOther insurance programs
36Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Medicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Claims & billing
37State Department of InsuranceMedigap PoliciesHelp with my Medicare options & issues
38OmbudsmanObtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.Complaints about my care or services
39Internal Revenue ServiceObtaining materials/forms for income tax filing and how Medicare Savings Accounts can affect my income taxes.General health & health conditions
40Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)Ordering brochures on "Choosing a Hospital, Choosing Treatments and Choosing a Hospital." General health & health conditions
41A/B MAC -- A/B Medicare Administrative ContractorPart A and B bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Claims & billing
42Fiscal IntermediaryPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Claims & billing
43CarrierPart B bills and services.Claims & billing
44SHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance ProgramPersonalized health insurance counselingHelp with my Medicare options & issues
45OIG (DHHS) -- Office of the Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services)Reporting fraud.Claims & billing
46Medicaid - Report FraudReport Medicaid fraud and abuse.Complaints about my care or services
47Center for Health Dispute Resolution (CHDR)Requesting external reviews of Medicare managed care denials.Complaints about my care or services
48Office for Civil RightsSubmitting a complaint about discrimination.Complaints about my care or services
49National Kidney Foundation, Inc.Support groups and educational materials for people with kidney disease.General health & health conditions
50State Hospice OrganizationTo find a hospice program in my area.Health care facilities & services in your area

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created Jul 29, 2011

updated Mar 20, 2014

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A list of common questions and topics asked by Medicare beneficiaries, and the specific organization that can help you get the answers to your question.

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