A collection of information and resources for Alaska stakeholder groups affected by upcoming health reforms.
Alabama Department of Insurance provides regulation of the insuance industry to provide consumer protection and help maintain market stability.
Medicare resources (state health insurance assistance program) and more for Alabama’s older population.
Toll-free 1-800-513-1384 or (334) 353-8924
The state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents – has income and other requirements.
Contact Information: (907) 562-0304; Fax: (907) 561-2063; e-mail: email@example.com
Alaska Licensee Search
All Kids is Alabama’s SCHIP program – providing low-cost, comprehensive health insurance for children 18 years and younger.
Resources for consumers, insurers and producers for Arizona health insurance or medical insurance.
Official government Web site for department responsible for health care services for Arizonans.
Arizona Department of Health Services:
150 North 18th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
General and Public Information: (602) 542-1000
Fax: (602) 542-0883
Arkansas Insurance Department Consumer Services Division follow the consumer services link on the department’s homepage.
Arkansas Insurance Department Life and Health Division regulates life and health insurance in Arkansas. Love for the “Life and Health” link under the division’s menu.
Arkansas Senior Health Insurance Information Program regulates life and health insurance in Arkansas.
ARKIDS 1ST provides two coverage options for more than 70,000 Arkansas children: ARKids A offers low-income families a comprehensive package of benefits; ARKids B provides coverage for families with higher incomes.
The Association promotes affordable health care for California consumers through legislative advocacy, informational communications and collaboration with other organizations.
Responsible for health care services for Californians.
The foundation is an independent philanthropy committed to improving California’s health care delivery and financing systems and to ensure that all Californians have access to affordable, quality health care.
Toll-free 1-800-289-6574 or (916) 324-4695
The California State Department of Insurance deals with issues of individual health insurance in California, as well as other types of insurance.
The Colon Cancer Coalition works to create awareness events for colon cancer across the United States. The organization was formed to oversee the Twin Cities Get Your Rear in Gear 5K and related activities, but decided to expand its vision to help create Get Your Rear in Gear branded events in all 50 United States.
Child Health Plan Plus is a low-cost health insurance program for uninsured Colorado children ages 18 and under whose families earn or own too much to qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford private insurance. The CHP+ Prenatal Care Program offers free health insurance to uninsured Colorado pregnant women who live in households that meet certain income requirements.
The state agency responsible for the administration of the Medicaid program, Child Health Plan Plus, and the Colorado Indigent Care program, the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
Medicaid is the government program to help poor and indigent get health care services. Pregnant women and children 18 and under who meet income requirements may be eligible for Medicaid, as well as the aged, blind and disabled.
Colorado population statistics from the US Census Bureau, 2010 Census
Colorado Progressive Action has joined with hundreds of nurses, doctors, small business owners, faith-based groups, people of color organizations, women’s groups, and seniors to demand and win a guarantee of quality, affordable health care for everyone. Through the Health Care for America Now! Campaign, CPA is mobilizing communities to ensure that the first order of business for the new President and Congress in 2009 will be to pass health care legislation that guarantees quality, affordable health care for all. CPA is also calling for regulation on health insurance companies, who should no longer be allowed to put their profits before Americans’ health.
(North Dakota health insurance risk pool)
Toll-free 1-800-737-0016 or (701) 277-2271
Connecticut CHOICES Program provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions.
Toll-free 1-800-842-0004 (M-F 9am-4pm EST)
Health insurance topics and information geared specially for consumers.
For insurance questions/problems:
Phoenix Area: (602) 912-8444
Tucson Area: (520) 628-6370
Health insurance topics and information geared specially for consumers.
Links to Georgetown University’s guide to health insurance in Colorado in PDF form, last updated January 2006.
(303) 863-1960 or toll-free 1-866-787-9129 (M-F 8am–5pm)
Denali KidCare is a State of Alaska program designed to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can get health insurance.
Division of Health Care Financing and Policy – Medicaid works in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and limited resources.
(Closed to new enrollees since 1991)
Health Access California is a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health care for all Californians. For more than 15 years, Health Access has played a significant role in leading the movement for health care reform in California. Health Access has promoted universal health care proposals and advocated for specific incremental reforms that promise to provide immediate health care services to California’s most vulnerable populations.
Health Care for All Colorado is a Colorado nonprofit organization working for universal health care under a single-payer system for all people living in Colorado.
(link is to a PDF on program)
Toll-free 1-800-721-3272 (In-state only)
Toll-free 1-866-851-2751 (in-state only) or (217) 782-6333
Toll-free 1-800-552-7921 or (317) 614-2000
General Questions about Health Care and Medicaid.
Toll-free 1-800-362-9290 (M-F 8am-5pm)
Kansas Medicare Wheatlands Administrative Services, a new subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, conducts Medicare business on behalf of the state.
Know Your Care is a Wisconsin nonprofit dedicated to educating the American people about the Affordable Care Act’s life-saving consumer and patient protections that are already benefitting millions of Americans and will benefit millions more in the coming years as additional provisions are implemented.
Toll-free 1-800-736-0947 or (504) 926-6245
Toll-free 1-888-444-9016 (M-F 8am-5pm)
Medicaid in New York State works in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and limited resources.
State government resources for Californians needing help with Medicare and other government health insurance programs on federal, state and local levels.
A coalition of groups dedicated to establishing comprehensive single-payer health care for all Minnesotans through advocacy, education, lobbying, and community organizing. The coalition states that health care is an essential human need and that unequal access to health care is an injustice. A single-payer system is the only system that can provide comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care for each and every person.
(402) 343-3574 or toll-free 1-877-348-4304 (M-F 8am-4:30pm)
The state agency which tries to reduce inequality in health status, information and resources on multicultural health.
Toll-free 1-800-255-6065 or (913) 362-0040
Toll-free 1-800-848-7280 or (503) 225-6620 (M-F 8am-5pm)
Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors Program – services for Idaho citizens on Medicare.
Toll-free phone 1-800-868-2500, ext. 42757,
or 1-803-788-0500, ext. 42757
605-773-3148 (ask for a Risk Pool representative)
The State of Colorado’s department of insurance provides official information all types of insurance.
Having trouble resolving a claims dispute with your health insurance company? You can file a complaint with this online complaint form, or write:
Colorado Division of Insurance
1560 Broadway, Suite 850
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303.894.7499 OR 800.930.3745
State government information on the implementation of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Toll-free 1-800-705-9173 or (801) 442-6660
Designed to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need.
The primary state agency for providing health and human services, it administers programs maintaining the health and safety of citizens of Wyoming. Its primary approach in solving health problems is prevention.
Works to expand the availability of high quality, affordable health care services throughout Wyoming. Health Centers are mission-driven health care organizations that deliver compassionate, quality health care to all individuals, with or without insurance, and regardless of their ability to pay.
Project Healthcare is a shared project of several Wyoming advocacy organizations concerned with monitoring the impact of health reform on Wyoming consumers.