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AK Health Reform

A collection of information and resources for  Alaska stakeholder groups affected by upcoming health reforms.

Alabama Department of Insurance, consumer page

Alabama Department of Insurance provides regulation of the insuance industry to provide consumer protection and help maintain market stability.

Alabama Department of Senior Services

Medicare resources (state health insurance assistance program) and more for Alabama’s older population.

Alabama Health Insurance Plan

Toll-free 1-800-513-1384 or (334) 353-8924

Alabama Medicaid Agency

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.

Alaska Department of Insurance

Health insurance information, including how to file a complaint.

Alaska State Medical Association

Contact Information: (907) 562-0304; Fax: (907) 561-2063; e-mail: asma@asmadocs.org

Alaska State Medical Board

Alaska Licensee Search

All Kids

All Kids is Alabama’s SCHIP program – providing low-cost, comprehensive health insurance for children 18 years and younger.

Arizona Department of Insurance

Resources for consumers, insurers and producers for Arizona health insurance or medical insurance.

Arizona State Department of Health Services

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

Arkansas Insurance Department Consumer Services Division follow the consumer services link on the department’s homepage.

Arkansas Insurance Department Life and Health Division

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

Arkansas Senior Health Insurance Information Program  regulates life and health insurance in Arkansas.

ARKIDS 1ST

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.

California Association of Health Plans

The Association promotes affordable health care for California consumers through legislative advocacy, informational communications and collaboration with other organizations.

California Department of Health Care Services

Responsible for health care services for Californians.

California HealthCare Foundation

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.

California Major Risk Medical Insurance Program

Toll-free 1-800-289-6574 or (916) 324-4695

California State Department of Insurance

The California State Department of Insurance deals with issues of individual health insurance in California, as well as other types of insurance.

Colorado coverage for children and pregnant women

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.

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

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.

Colorado Medicaid

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 Progressive Action

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.

Colorado Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Colorado Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions about Medicare.

Connecticut CHOICES Program

Connecticut CHOICES Program provides free counseling for Medicare beneficiaries with questions.

Connecticut Health Reinsurance Association

Toll-free 1-800-842-0004 (M-F 9am-4pm EST)

Consumer Information from the Arizona State Department of Insurance

Health insurance topics and information geared specially for consumers.
For insurance questions/problems:
Phoenix Area: (602) 912-8444
Tucson Area: (520) 628-6370
Statewide: 1-800-325-2548

Consumer Information from the California State Department of Insurance

Health insurance topics and information geared specially for consumers.

Consumer’s guide to getting and keeping health insurance in Colorado

Links to Georgetown University’s guide to health insurance in Colorado in PDF form, last updated January 2006.

CoverColorado

(303) 863-1960 or toll-free 1-866-787-9129 (M-F 8am–5pm)

Denali KidCare

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

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.

Florida Comprehensive Health Association

(Closed to new enrollees since 1991)
(850) 309-1200

Health Care for All Colorado

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.

Idaho Individual High Risk Reinsurance Pool

(link is to a PDF on program)
Toll-free 1-800-721-3272 (In-state only)

Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan

Toll-free 1-866-851-2751 (in-state only) or (217) 782-6333

Indiana Comprehensive Health Association

Toll-free 1-800-552-7921 or (317) 614-2000

Information about Medicaid in Colorado

General Questions about Health Care and Medicaid.

Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program

Iowa’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program – can provide answers to questions on Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance, long term care insurance and other health insurance issues.

Kansas Health Insurance Association

Toll-free 1-800-362-9290 (M-F 8am-5pm)

Kansas Medicare

Kansas Medicare Wheatlands Administrative Services, a new subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, conducts Medicare business on behalf of the state.

Kentucky Access

Toll-free 1-866-405-6145

Know Your Care

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.

Louisiana Health Plan

Toll-free 1-800-736-0947 or (504) 926-6245

Medicaid in New York State

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.

Medicare in Nevada

SHIP Volunteers offer FREE one-on-one assistance-and-counseling with respect to many problems seniors encounter regarding Medicare, supplemental health insurance and long-term care options.

Medicare information from California State Department of Aging

State government resources for Californians needing help with Medicare and other government health insurance programs on federal, state and local levels.

Montana Comprehensive Health Association

Toll-free 1-800-447-7828

Office of Multicultural Health, California State Department of Health Services

The state agency which tries to reduce inequality in health status, information and resources on multicultural health.

Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors Program

Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors Program – services for Idaho citizens on Medicare.

State of Colorado Division of Insurance

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

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