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Contact Info for SHIP Partners

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800/633-4227 (800-MEDICARE)
CMS is the federal agency that administers the Medicare program. 1-800-MEDICARE staff answer general questions on Medicare.

Wisconsin Physicians Service
Medicare Part B Carrier
800/633-4227 (800-MEDICARE)
For questions or problems with Medicare Part B claims or appeals.

National Government Services
Medicare Part A Fiscal Intermediary
800/633-4227 (800-MEDICARE) or
For questions or problems with Medicare Part A claims or appeals.

National Government Services
Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier
800/633-4227 (800-MEDICARE)
For questions or problems with Medicare Durable Medical Equipment claims or appeals.

Illinois Foundation for Quality Health Care
Quality Improvement Organization
Provides nursing home quality information, Medicare hospital rights and responds to inquiries regarding the quality of health care Medicare beneficiaries have received.

Senior Health Insurance Program
800/548-9034 TTY/TDD 866/323-5321
Provides free, confidential and objective insurance counseling to people on Medicare and their families regarding Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance, Medicare+Choice products and long term care insurance.

Illinois Department on Aging
For information on transportation needs, household and personal care needs as well as other services to seniors and caregivers.

Illinois Comprehensive Insurance Plan
800-962-8384 TTY/TDD 217-782-6410
Provides information on coverage for persons who cannot find health insurance.

Health Assistance Partnership
Engages in capacity-building initiatives with State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) in the areas of Medicare education and program development.



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