Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy

Programs that offer information and guidance for people who need assistance in selecting appropriate health insurance coverage. May also answer questions about health insurance benefits and help people complete insurance forms. (AIRS LH-3500) Organizations that dedicated to protecting and improving the quality and affordability of health and long-term care for all individuals and advocating for changes in the health care system that will achieve these goals; or which advocate more broadly for legislation and other measures. (AIRS TD-1600.2570)

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RI

Statewide

300 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick, RI 02888
Organization Name: RI Parent Information Network RIPIN
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Address: 300 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick, RI 02888
Toll Free Phone: 855-747-3224
Email: callcenter@ripin.org
Languages Spoken: English or Spanish and offers interpretation in other languages
Services Provided: RIREACH can:
Help you understand the health coverage options available to you
Help you access and find out what your coverage covers
Help you with other sources of assistance
Inform you about your rights and responsibilities as a consumer
Assist in solving problems with your coverage
Provider Profiles: Rhode Island's Health Insurance Consumer Support Line
As one of over 19 initiatives under RIPIN (The Rhode Island Parent Information Network), RIREACH draws upon RIPIN's successful model of peer to peer support when helping consumers through health insurance inquiries or troubleshooting.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/7/2019
Organization Name: Rhode Island Parent Information Network
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Address: 300 Jefferson Blvd
Suite 300
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-270-0101
Toll Free Phone: 855-747-3224
Languages Spoken: Services available in English and Spanish
Eligibility: Statewide
Services Provided: Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN) provides:
• Live answer call center during business hours, return calls within two business days
• Care coordination and service linkage for families with children with special health care needs
• Support for families navigating the special education process for children with special needs through our Parent Training and Information Center [http://www.parentcenterhub.org/]
• Support for families navigating transition to adult services for young adults with special needs
• Support for families with children with special health care needs through our Cedar Family Center

• Connection to Family Voices and Family-to-Family information and peer support groups [http://www.familyvoices.org/]
• Help with access to health care and health insurance including Healthsource RI, Medicaid, Medicare, and more
Provider Profiles: Our mission is to assist individuals, parents, families, and children to achieve their goals for health, education, and socio-economic well-being by providing information, training, education, support and advocacy for person/family centered care and system change.

RIPIN’s staff are Certified Community Health Workers who have navigated health care and/or education systems for themselves or a loved one allowing for the inclusion of a peer perspective to our support to families.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/7/2019

Nationwide

Address: NY
Phone: 855-566-5871
Services Provided: Get essential information on costs for thousands of procedures and learn insurance basics. A national independent, nonprofit corporation whose mission is to bring transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information through comprehensive data products and consumer resources. Search for medical and dental costs.
Provider Profiles: Internet-based service
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/6/2019
465 Industrial Boulevard
London, KY 40750-0001
Phone: 800-318-2596
Organization Name: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Address: 465 Industrial Boulevard
London, KY 40750-0001
Phone: 800-318-2596
TDD: 855-889-4325
Toll Free Phone: 800-318-2596
Eligibility: Anyone looking for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Services Provided: The Marketplace is an internet-based means of finding health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. With one application, you can see all your options and enroll.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
16880 Middlebelt Road Ste 4
Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: 734-522-7200
Address: 16880 Middlebelt Road Ste 4
Livonia, MI 48154
Phone: 734-522-7200
Email: kburch@ihsinfo.org
Eligibility: For those needing information on hearing loss, hearing aids, and hearing specialists.
Services Provided: The only professional organization representing the interests of today's hearing aid specialist before the federal government, IHS provides input by means of testimony and/or information to Congressional committees, the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, members of Congress and other federal regulatory and legislative bodies.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/6/2019