Foundation provides Medicare beneficiary toll-fee hotline

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Foundation provides Medicare beneficiary toll-fee hotline

Mississippi Medicare beneficiaries and concerned family members who have questions or concerns about their rights under the Medicare program should contact the Foundation for Medical Care, health care quality improvement organization for the state.

They can contact the Foundation’s outreach department by calling 601-354-0304 in Jackson or the toll-free statewide hotline at 1-800-844-0600, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Foundation works to ensure quality care for Mississippi’s Medicare beneficiaries through education about health issues and the medical review process. The Foundation reviews complaints from Medicare beneficiaries concerning the quality of medical care received from hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and home health agencies.

Beneficiaries with quality of care complaints concerning these facilities should send their complaint in writing to: Attn: Outreach Department, Foundation for Medical Care, Post Office Box 4665, Jackson, MS 39296-4665.

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