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Key Contacts for Medicare Beneficiaries

State

Organization Telephone Web Address
Texas Department on Aging and Disability Service (DADS) 1-800-252-9240  www.dads.state.tx.us/
Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute  1-800-725-9216 www.tmf.org/
Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) 1-800-252-8263 www.hhsc.state.tx.us/index.shtml
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) 1-888-963-7111 www.dshs.state.tx.us/
Texas Health Care Information Collection Center (512) 776-7261 www.dshs.state.tx.us/thcic/default.shtm

2-1-1 (access to information about health and human services in your local community)

2-1-1 www.211texas.org/211/
The Legal Hotline for Texans (a project of the Texas Legal Services Center that offers legal advice and referrals to Texans 60 and older, and people on Medicare because of a disability) 1-800-622-2520 www.tlsc.org/programs/legalhotline.asp

Federal

Organization Telephone Web Address
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  (federal agency that administers Medicare, the nationĀ“s largest health insurance program) 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227)  www.cms.gov/ or www.medicare.gov
Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213 www.socialsecurity.gov/
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 1-877-696-6775 www.hhs.gov/
Administration on Aging (214) 767-2971 www.aoa.gov/
Eldercare (a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families 1-800-677-1116 http://eldercare.gov/
The Older Americans Act   www.aoa.gov/
Healthfinder (a service of HHS)   www.healthfinder.gov/
Novitas Solutions (Medicare administrative contractor)   www.novitas-solutions.com/
Texas Medicaid Program 1-800-252-9240 www.hhsc.state.tx.us/medicaid/
American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) 1-800-424-2277
www.aarp.org/

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Last updated: 04/16/2014



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