Medical Resources


Government / Governing bodies: (National)
  • American Board of Medical Specialties - 800-776-2378
    Provides information on whether or not an individual physician is board certified.

    Medicaid/Medicare:
  • Medicare Information Hotline - 800-633-4227

  • Medicaid/Medicare Fraud/Abuse - 800-447-8477

  • Replacement Medicare/Social Security cards - 800-772-1213

  • U.S. Office of Inspector General - 800-447-8477 - Medicare / Medicaid Fraud & Abuse

    General information:
  • Directory of National Helplines - 800-678-2435
    - A published guide to toll-free public service numbers.

  • Medical Info Bureau (MIB) - 617-426-3660
    For $8, find out if you have a MIB record or if you have questions about insurance applications or claims. And, get a copy of your medical records.

    Web sites:
  • PHARMA - 202-835-3400
    Get free medicine
  • www.iiaa.org - 800-221-7917
  • www.goldenrule.com - Health plans and MSAs
  • www.personalmd.com - Life saving medical info
  • www.nih.gov - National Institutes for Health
  • www.healthmarket.com - Evaluate doctors and find prices
  • www.outofpocket.com - Evaluate doctors and find prices

    Affordable prescription drugs:
  • PHRMA Public Affairs Division - 202-835-3400
    1100 Fifteenth St. NW
    Washington, DC 20005