You can help prevent future harm! If you experience or see a New York healthcare provider behaving in a neglectful, irresponsible or harmful way, please report it! Here are some helpful hotlines (all are located at the NYS Department of Health unless otherwise stated):
NYS Physician Complaint Line (to complain about a physician, physician assistant or specialist assistant): 1-800-663-6114
Office of Professional Discipline Complaint Line (to complain about a chiropractor, dentist, nurse, podiatrist, psychologist or other New York State licensed healthcare provider – NYS Education Department): 1-800-442-8106, or e-mail email@example.com or write to the NYS Education Department.
Hospital Patient Care Complaints: 1-800-804-5447
Nursing Home Complaint Hotline: 1-888-201-4563 or fax to 518-408-1157, or file a complaint online.
Adult Home Complaint Hotline: 1-866-893-6772
Home Care Agency or Hospice Program Complaint Hotline: 1-800-628-5972
Long Term Care Ombudsman Hotline (NYS Office for the Aging) 1-800-342-9871, or contact the Ombudsman Program online.
Managed Care Complaint Hotline (for both private and Medicaid coverage): 1-800-206-8125
Medicaid Fraud Hotline (NYS Medicaid Inspector General): 1-877-87FRAUD (1-877-873-7283)
Laboratory Complaints: 1-800-682-6056
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