Health Plan Contacts
Providence Health Plans
(Local – Portland metro area) 503-574-7500
(Toll-free long-distance) 800-878-4445
(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
(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.
Call for Part B coverage and bills, medical services and recognizing fraud and abuse.
Fiscal Intermediary (FI)
Call for Part A coverage and bills, hospital care and skilled nursing care.
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.
For ordering other Medicare publications.
Information Line Medicare Medical Savings Accounts.
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)