Medical Resources

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Medical Resources

Government / Governing bodies: (National)
  • American Board of Medical Specialties – 800-776-2378
    Provides information on whether or not an individual physician is board certified.

    Medicaid/Medicare:

  • Medicare Information Hotline – 800-633-4227
  • Medicaid/Medicare Fraud/Abuse – 800-447-8477
  • Replacement Medicare/Social Security cards – 800-772-1213
  • U.S. Office of Inspector General – 800-447-8477 – Medicare / Medicaid Fraud & Abuse

    General information:

  • Directory of National Helplines – 800-678-2435
    – A published guide to toll-free public service numbers.
  • Medical Info Bureau (MIB) – 617-426-3660
    For $8, find out if you have a MIB record or if you have questions about insurance applications or claims. And, get a copy of your medical records.

    Web sites:

  • PHARMA – 202-835-3400
    Get free medicine
  • www.iiaa.org – 800-221-7917
  • www.goldenrule.com – Health plans and MSAs
  • www.personalmd.com – Life saving medical info
  • www.nih.gov – National Institutes for Health
  • www.healthmarket.com – Evaluate doctors and find prices
  • www.outofpocket.com – Evaluate doctors and find prices

    Affordable prescription drugs:

  • PHRMA Public Affairs Division – 202-835-3400
    1100 Fifteenth St. NW
    Washington, DC 20005
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