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National organizations and websites*

US Food and Drug Administration
Toll-free number: 1-888-463-6332 (1-888-INFO-FDA)
Website: www.fda.gov

Department of Health and Human Services – HHS
Toll-free number: 1-877-696-6775
Website: www.hhs.gov

    General information on Medicaid, including eligibility requirements, can be found at: www.medicaid.gov

Medicare
Toll-free number: 1-800-633-4227
Website: www.medicare.gov

    Has detailed information on Medicare, as well as Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and keeping costs down during the Part D coverage gap (donut hole) in some of the plans and getting help with costs (Extra Help)

Social Security Administration (SSA)
Toll-free number: 1-800-772-1213
TTY: 1-800-325-0778
Website: www.socialsecurity.gov

    For referrals to your local SSA and Medicare/Medicaid offices

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

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The American Cancer Society medical and editorial content team
Our team is made up of doctors and master’s-prepared nurses with deep knowledge of cancer care as well as journalists, editors, and translators with extensive experience in medical writing.

Last Medical Review: October 28, 2014 Last Revised: November 13, 2014

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