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National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

US Department of Labor, Employee Benefits, Security Administration (EBSA)
Toll-free number: 1-866-444-3272 (1-866-444-EBSA)

    For information on COBRA, FMLA, and HIPAA requirements of employer-based insurance coverage; self-insured health plans; and information for military reservists who must leave their private employer for active duty

Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
Toll-free number: 1-866-843-2572 (may need to leave a number for a call back)
TTY: 213-736-8310

    Provides free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues, including health insurance coverage and denial of benefits, to cancer survivors, their families, friends, employers, health care professionals, and others coping with cancer

US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Toll-free number: 1-877-696-6775

    For the most current information on health care laws and insurance changes, and how they might affect you. The main DHHS web site is, which has more general health and regulatory information. This federal agency is responsible for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services; it offers information on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Indian Health Service (IHS) and more

National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Toll-free number: 1-866-470-6242

    Has information on how to find your state’s Insurance Commissioner, information about insurance and insurance companies, and how to file a consumer complaint with state insurance departments

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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