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Key Contacts for Medicare Beneficiaries


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


Organization Telephone Web Address
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (federal agency that administers Medicare, the nation´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: 09/08/2015

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