• Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (http://www.cms.hhs.gov/default.asp?)
    1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227)
    1-866-226-1819 TTY
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that manages the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

    7500 Security Boulevard
    Baltimore MD 21244-1850

  • Wisconsin Information
    Each state has a Fiscal Intermediary and Medicare Carrier for the Original Medicare Plan. The Fiscal Intermediary pays Part A claims and can help you with questions about Part A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, fraud and abuse. The Medicare Carrier pays Part B claims and is your contact for information about Part B coverage, bills and medical services, as well as fraud and abuse.

    Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)—Medicare secondary payer and who pays first
    Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)
    TTY: 1-855-797-2627

    Medicare Carrier—Part B bills and services
    Wisconsin Physician Service Insurance Corporation (WPS)

    Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor—Bills for durable medical equipment and a list of approved suppliers of this equipment
    National Government Services

    Fiscal Intermediary—Part A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud

    Office of the Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services)—Reporting fraud
    Department of Health and Human Services - Office of the Inspector General
    Local: 1-202-619-1343
    TTY: 1-800-377-4950

    Regional Home Health Intermediary—Home health, hospice care, and fraud

    Railroad Retirement Board Carrier—Part B bills and services for railroad retirement beneficiaries only
    Local: 1-877-288-7600

  • Social Security Administration (SSA) (www.ssa.gov/)
    7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
    If you have a touch-tone phone, recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays.
    1-800-325-0778 TTY
    7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
    The Social Security Administration is the federal agency that manages Social Security benefits, SSI and other programs.
    Please have your Social Security number handy when you call.

  • Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) (www.rrb.gov/default.asp)
    Field offices (www.rrb.gov/field/field.asp)
    Field offices are located throughout the country. Experienced field office staff handle all questions regarding regular and disability retirement benefits, Medicare, Social Security, tax issues, and sickness and unemployment benefits.
    Each field office has a page with their address, phone number, fax number, secure message option, directions to the office and service schedules.

    Wisconsin Field Office
    U. S. Railroad Retirement Board
    Henry S. Reuss Plaza
    310 W Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 1168
    Milwaukee, WI 53203-2213

    (877) 772-5772 Phone
    (414) 297-3833 Fax

    Office Hours: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Monday through Friday except Federal Holidays.

    Direct your question to the appropriate district office (www.rrb.gov/accessrrbgov/ZipLocator/zip_enter.asp). You will be prompted to enter your zip code. A link to your district office will be displayed.
    The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) administers retirement-survivor programs for the nations railroad workers and their families. Under the Social Security Act, the RRB has administrative responsibilities for certain benefit payments and railroad worker's Medicare coverage.

    1-800-808-0772 Help-Line
    You can call the RRB Help-Line to obtain automated information about unemployment and sickness benefits, request a letter showing your current monthly annuity rate or request a replacement Medicare card and more.

  • Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) (www.va.gov/)
    1-800-827-1000 VA Benefits
    The VA is a federal agency that provides information on VA programs, veteran's benefits and VA facilities worldwide.