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National Heritage Insurance Company
Telephone: 8006334227
Email: www.medicarenhic.com" target="_blank">

National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
Telephone: 8004226237
Description: The Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
Email: cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov
Website: www.cancer.gov

Medicare Coordination of Benefits Contractor
Telephone: 8009991118
Website: /cobgeneralinformation

Primary Care Association of California
Telephone: 9164408170
Email: www.cpca.org/

Federal Black Lung Program
Telephone: 8006387072
Website: owcp.dol.acs-inc.com

American Cancer Society
Telephone: 8002272345
Website: www.cancer.org

National Institute on Aging Information Center
Telephone: 8002222225
Email: niaic@mail.nih.gov
Website: www.nia.nih.gov

Department of Health Services of California - Licensing and Certification Program
Telephone: 9163246630
Telephone: 8002369747
Website: www.cdph.ca.gov

American Association of Kidney Patients
Telephone: 8136368100
Telephone: 8007492257
Website: www.aakp.org

American Kidney Fund
Telephone: 3018813052
Telephone: 8006388299
Telephone: 8663002900
Email: helpline@akfinc.org
Website: www.kidneyfund.org

National Kidney Foundation, Inc.
Telephone: 2128892210
Telephone: 8006229010
Website: www.kidney.org

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information
Telephone: 3016544415
Telephone: 8008915390
Email: nkudic@info.niddk.nih.gov
Website: www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov

American Self-Help Clearinghouse
Telephone: 9739891122
Telephone: 8003676274
Email: njshc@cybernex.net
Website: www.selfhelpgroups.org

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Telephone: 8003589295
Email: ahrqoubs@ahrqhhs.gov
Website: www.ahrq.gov

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
Telephone: 6307925800
Description: An organization committed to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.
Website: www.jointcommission.org

College of American Pathologists
Telephone: 8478327000
Telephone: 8003234040
Website: www.cap.org

American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities
Telephone: 8477751970
Telephone: 8885455222
Email: info@aaaasf.org">
Website: www.AAAASF.org

American Board of Medical Specialties
Telephone: 3124362600
Telephone: 8662752267
Website: www.abms.org

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
Telephone: 8478536060
Email: info@aaa.org">
Website: www.aaahc.org

American Hospital Association
Telephone: 3124223000
Telephone: 8004244301
Description:The national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities.
Website: www.aha.org

Department of Health Services of California - Licensing and Certification Program
Telephone: 9163246630
Telephone: 8002369747
Website: www.cdph.ca.gov

MAXIMUS Center for Health Dispute Resolution (CHDR)
Telephone: 5854255210
Website: www.medicareappeal.com

HealthyFamilies
Telephone: 8668489166
Telephone: 8008805305
Website: www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov/

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Telephone: 2027081112
Telephone: 8005694287
Website: www.hud.gov

California Department of Health Services
Telephone: 9164454171
Email: internet@dhcs.ca.gov
Website: www.dhs.ca.gov

Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General
Telephone: 2026191343
Telephone: 8004478477
Email: hhstips@oig.hhs.gov
Website: www.oig.hhs.gov

American Heart Association
Telephone: 2145702000
Telephone: 8002428721
Website: www.americanheart.org/

Noridian Administrative Services
Telephone: 8006334227
Website: www.noridianmedicare.com/dme

Southern California Renal Disease Council - Network 18
Telephone: 3239622020
Telephone: 8006374767
Email: vpeters@nw18.esrd.net
Website: www.esrdnetwork18.org

Western Pacific Renal Network, LLC - Network 17
Telephone: 4158972400
Telephone: 8002323773
Description: Region X - Northern CA, AS, GU, HI, MP
Email: asukolsky@nw17.esrd.net
Website: www.esrdnet17.org

Department of Health Care Services/Health Care Programs
Telephone: 8008226222
Website: www.dhcs.ca.gov/individuals/pages/stopmedicalfraud.aspx

United Government Services
Telephone: 8006334227

California Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)
Telephone: 8004340222
Email: hicapteam@aging.ca.gov
Website: www.aging.ca.gov/HICAP

Railroad Retirement Board
Telephone: 8777725772
Description: An organization who administers comprehensive retirement-survivor and unemployment-sickness benefit programs for the nation's railroad workers and their families, under the Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Acts.
Email: medicare.railroad@palmettogba.com
Website: www.rrb.gov

Health Services Advisory Group
Telephone: 8668008749
Website: www.hsag.com

United Government Services
Telephone: 8006334227

CMS, San Francisco Regional Office
Telephone: 4157443602
Website: www.cms.gov

Social Security Administration
Telephone: 8007721213
Website: www.socialsecurity.gov

Department of Consumer Insurance of California
Telephone: 2138978921
Telephone: 8009274357
Website: www.insurance.ca.gov/

Children's Health Insurance Program
Telephone: 8775437669
Website: www.insurekidsnow.gov

Department of Health Services of California - Licensing and Certification Program
Telephone: 9163246630
Telephone: 8002369747
Website: www.cdph.ca.gov

California Department of Health Services
Telephone: 9166361980
Medical Care Services
Email: internet@dhcs.ca.gov
Website: www.medi-cal.ca.gov

Internal Revenue Service
Telephone: 8008291040
Website: www.irs.gov

Department of Defense
Telephone: 7035713343
Website: www.defense.gov

Office for Civil Rights of the West
Telephone: 4154378310
Website: www.hhs.gov/ocr

Palmetto (GBA)
Telephone: 8008334455
Email: medicare.railroad@palmettogba.com
Website: www.palmettogba.com/medicare

Long Term Care Ombudsman of California
Telephone: 9164197510
Telephone: 8002314024
Email:
Website: www.aging.ca.gov

Hospice and Palliative Care Association of California and Nevada
Telephone: 9169253770
Telephone: 8882521010
Website: www.calhospice.org

Department of Veterans Affairs
Telephone: 8008271000
Website: www.va.gov

Office of Personnel Management
Telephone: 2026061800
Telephone: 8887676738
Description: A branch of OPM specializing in insurance planning.
Email: retire@opm.gov
Website: www.opm.gov/retire

Eldercare Locator Service
Telephone: 8006771116
Email:
Website: www.eldercare.gov

1-800-MEDICARE
Telephone: 8006334227