Health Plan Contacts

Providence Health Plans
(Local – Portland metro area) 503-574-7500
(Toll-free long-distance) 800-878-4445

Cigna Healthcare
(Toll-free long-distance) 800-244-6224

Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
(Toll-free long-distance) 800-596-3440

(Local – Portland metro area) 503-243-3962
(Toll-free long-distance) 877-605-3229

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon
(Local – Portland metro area) 503-225-5336
(Toll-free long-distance) 800-452-7390

TriWest Healthcare Alliance
(Toll-free long-distance) 888-874-9378

United Healthcare
(Toll-free long-distance) 800-922-1444


Medicare-related phone numbers

Social Security Administration (SSA)
Call for lost Medicare card, address change, Social Security benefits, Medicare enrollment and Medicare premium amounts.

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Program
Call for Medicare bills, information on Supplemental Insurance policies and long term care insurance, payment denials and appeals, Medicare rights and protections, treatment complaints and help choosing a Medicare health plan.

Medicare Carrier
Call for Part B coverage and bills, medical services and recognizing fraud and abuse.
800-633-4227 (1-800-MEDICARE)

Fiscal Intermediary (FI)
Call for Part A coverage and bills, hospital care and skilled nursing care.
800-633-4227 (1-800-MEDICARE)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(formerly known as Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)

Call for local seminars and health fairs on your new Medicare health plan choices.

Medicare Hotline
For ordering other Medicare publications.
800-633-4227 (1-800-MEDICARE)

Medicare MSA
Information Line Medicare Medical Savings Accounts.
800-633-4227 (1-800-MEDICARE)

Office of the Inspector General
How to report Medicare fraud and abuse.

Medicare Helpful Contact List
For Medicare-related questions.
Medicare Web site

State Medical Assistance (Medicaid)