Press contacts & resources

For members of the press:

If you have a request or inquiry, fill out our Media Inquiries Form.

Office of Communications (OC), Media Relations Group (MRG)

  • Catherine Howden, Director
  • Rachel Wagner, Deputy Director
  • Elizabeth Schinderle, Senior Media Advisor

Main Line Number: 202-690-6145

Regional Office (RO) Press Coverage:

For media requests or inquiries, fill out our Media Inquiries Form.

CMS Boston - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

CMS New York - New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

CMS Philadelphia - Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

CMS Atlanta - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

CMS Chicago - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin

CMS Dallas - Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

CMS Kansas City - Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

CMS Denver - Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming

CMS San Francisco - Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Territories

CMS Seattle - Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Here are resources if you’re not a member of the press:

Health Insurance Marketplace questions:

  • If you’re a consumer with a question call 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325).
  • If you’re a small employer call the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Call Center: 1-800-706-7893 (TTY:1-800-706-7915).

Medicare questions:

  • If you’re a Medicare beneficiary with a question, call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) (TTY: 1-877-486-2048).
  • If you’re a Medicare FFS provider with a question about claims or billing, contact your Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC).

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