Helpful Contacts Information Agency List By Topic

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This dataset comprises of a database of agencies listed by state and topic to provide individuals with the contact information for specific organizations or help them get answers to their Medicare related questions.

Complexity

This dataset is provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). They provide contacts information for specific topics that can help the individuals with Medicare-related questions.

It includes general information for different Medicare agencies such as their topic and agency names, different kind of phone numbers, street addresses, E-mail as well as their web addresses and many more.

Date Created

2015-01-21

Last Modified

2018-10-22

Version

2018-10-22

Update Frequency

Quarterly

Temporal Coverage

N/A

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS);

Source License URL

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Medicare Helpful Contacts, Agencies Name, Agency list, Medicare Beneficiaries

Other Titles

Medicare Helpful Contacts General Information List for Agencies, Helpul Contacts for Different Medicare Topics, Helpful Contacts General Information Regarding Different Agencies

NameDescriptionTypeConstraints
State_AbbreviationThe two-character postal code used to identify the state where the Helpful contacts agency is located.stringrequired : 1
StateFull name of different states of U.S.stringrequired : 1
Topic_NameIt includes the topic of the question. (Each question is associated with one or more topics.)string-
QuestionIt lists the actual question that a contact can answer.stringrequired : 1
Organization_NameIt refers to the actual name of the organization type for a contact.stringrequired : 1
Agency_NameIt lists the name of the agency serving as a contactstringrequired : 1
Local_PhoneIt includes the local telephone number that corresponds to the agency.string-
Local_Phone_ExtensionIt lists any necessary telephone extension that corresponds to the local telephone number.integerlevel : Nominal
Local_Phone_NotesIt refers to the important notes regarding the local telephone number for the agency.string-
Local_TDDRefers to the Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) for local telephone number that corresponds to the agency.string-
Tollfree_PhoneIt includes the toll-free telephone number that corresponds to the agency.The toll-free telephone number or freephone number is a telephone number that is billed for all arriving calls instead of incurring charges to the originating telephone subscriber.string-
Tollfree_ExtensionIt lists any necessary telephone extension that corresponds to the tollfree telephone number.integerlevel : Nominal
Is_Tollfree_InstateIt refers to the fact whether or not the toll-free telephone number is only available to in-state callers.booleanrequired : 1
Tollfree_Phone_NotesIt lists any important notes regarding the toll-free telephone number for the agency.string-
Tollfree_TDDRefers to the Tollfree Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) phone number that corresponds to the agency. It also refers to the TeleTYpewriter (TTY) phone number.string-
Tollfree_TDD_ExtensionIt lists any necessary telephone extension that corresponds to the tollfree TDD telephone number.integerlevel : Nominal
Spanish_PhoneIt lists the telephone number for Spanish-speaking callers that corresponds to the agency.string-
Spanish_Phone_ExtensionIt lists any necessary telephone extension that corresponds to the telephone number for Spanish-speaking callers.string-
Email_AddressIt lists the email address that corresponds to the agency.string-
Web_AddressIt lists the internet address that corresponds to the agency.string-
State AbbreviationStateTopic NameQuestionOrganization NameAgency NameLocal PhoneLocal Phone ExtensionLocal Phone NotesLocal TDDTollfree PhoneTollfree ExtensionIs Tollfree InstateTollfree Phone NotesTollfree TDDTollfree TDD ExtensionSpanish PhoneSpanish Phone ExtensionEmail AddressWeb Address
AKAlaskaClaims & 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 Dwww.noridianmedicare.com/dme
AKAlaskaClaims & billing(For Railroad Retirement beneficiaries only) - Part B bills and services.RRB Carrier - Railroad Retirement Board CarrierNoridian(877) 288-7600(888) 355-9165Falsemedicare.railroad@palmettogba.comwww.palmettogba.com/medicare
AKAlaskaClaims & billingHome health, hospice care, and fraud.RHHI -- Regional Home Health IntermediaryNoridian(800) 633-4227False1-800-MEDICARE
AKAlaskaClaims & billingMedicare Secondary Payer, and who pays first.Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)(855) 797-2627(855) 798-2627Falsewww.cob.cms.hhs.gov
AKAlaskaClaims & billingPart A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.Fiscal IntermediaryNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227False1-800-MEDICAREwww.noridianmedicare.com
AKAlaskaClaims & billingPart B bills and services.CarrierNoridian Administrative Services(800) 633-4227False1-800-MEDICAREwww.noridianmedicare.com
AKAlaskaClaims & 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) 377-4950hhstips@oigwww.oig.hhs.gov
AKAlaskaComplaints about my care or servicesComplaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organization (BFCC-QIO)KePRO(813) 280-8256(877) 588-1123(888) 305-6759False
AKAlaskaComplaints 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) 387-9387Truewww.hss.state.ak.us
AKAlaskaComplaints about my care or servicesFinding a voluntary list of patients' rights in a hospital.American Hospital AssociationAmerican Hospital Association(312) 422-3000(800) 424-4301Falsewww.aha.org