CFCCC
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TOPICS

* Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,
Fibromyalgia, and
Chemical Sensitivity

RESOURCES

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* Crisis Lines
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* Doctors Etc.
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* Phone Numbers to Know
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* Veterans Services
* Vision Impaired Services
* Voting Information
* Websites

* Canary Times

 

* Contact Us

 

 

CFCCC Resource Guide

Medicare/Medicaid/Social Security

 

Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (DMERC) Beneficiary Assistance from Medicare

 

http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/dme.asp

 

Medicaid Hot-Line

Covers questions regarding dental coverage, eye care, eye glasses, durable medical equipment, and more.

M-F 8:30-4:45 800-226-0768

 

Public Aid Benefit Hot Line 1-888-893-5327

100 South Grand Avenue\Springfield, IL 62763

 

Medicare

 

Information available 24/7 except for federal holidays.

Ph: 800-633-4227

Website: http://www.medicare.gov

 

Medicare Managed Care Helpline

 

Information on how to enroll and disenroll, access to specialists, and for questions about Medicare HMO benefits.  Maintained by the Campaign for Better Health Care in Chicago.

 

http://www.cbhconline.org/MediCare/disability.htm

 

Social Security Administration

 

Call between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm to speak to a representative.  Phone lines are busiest early in the week and early in the month.  Automated services available 24 hours.  Publications may also be downloaded from their web site.

 

Ph: 800-772-1213

Website: http://www.ssa.gov

 

Supplemental Security Income

 

A need-based benefit that pays monthly to people who are blind, disabled, or over age 65.  To find out if you qualify, call.

 

Ph: 800-772-1213 (Voice), 800-325-0778 (TTY)