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Thibodaux Regional Client Advocacy List

The following is a listing of various agencies that serve to protect the rights of patients. If you are in need of further assistance or have any questions, please contact your Thibodaux Regional Medical Center case manager.

Any Hospital Complaint in the State of Louisiana:
Office of Hospital Complaints
P. O. Box 3767, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3767
Phone: 225-342-0138

State Survey and Certification Agency:

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations:
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181
Phone: 630-792-5636

Medicaid Fraud Control:

United States Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Inspector General Hotline 1-800-447-8477

Medicare Advisory:

Senior Health Insurance Information Program

Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Managed Care and Long Term Care Insurance
Louisiana Department of Insurance
P. O. Box 94214, Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone: 1-800-259-5301

Medicare Hotline: 1-800-633-4227
Report Medicare Fraud and Abuse. Provides general information on Medicare or information on coverage for the flu shot, supplemental insurance, claim information, income guidelines for special benefit programs, or Health Maintenance Programs (HMO).

Advocacy Center for the Elderly and Disabled
8325 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 1-800-960-7705

Louisiana Office of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
Includes Lafourche, Terrebonne, Assumption, St. Mary, St. John, St. James, & St. Charles Parish
1000 Plantation Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301
Phone: 985-449-5167

State Licensure Offices:

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
630 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-568-6820
Includes: Physician (MD), Physician Assistant (PA), Respiratory Therapist (CRTT, RRT), Occupational Therapist (OT), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Medical Tech (MT).

Board of Nursing (RN)
17373 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 225-755-7500

Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LPN)
131 Airline Drive, Suite 301, Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: 504-838-5791

Board of Certified Social Work Examiners (BCSW)
18550 Highland Road, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 225-763-3470

Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners (LPC)
8631 Summa Ave., Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 225-765-2515

Louisiana Board of Pharmacy (PD)
3388 Brentwood Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 225-925-6496

Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board (LRT)
3108 Cleary Ave., Suite 207, Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-838-5231

State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (PT)
104 Fairlain Drive, Lafayette, LA 70507
Phone: 337-262-1043

Louisiana Board of Examiners of Dieticians and Nutritionists (LDN)
11930 Perkins Rd., Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: 225-763-3490

Louisiana State Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology
18550 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Protection and Advocacy Network:

Child Protective Services: age 0-18

Child Protective Services
P. O. Box 3318, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
1-855-4lakids (1-855-452-5437)

Adult Protective Services: mentally disabled adults ages 18-59

Bureau of Protective Services
P. O. Box 3518 Bin #11, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 1-800-898-4910 or 1-800-259-4990

Spousal Abuse:

Chez Hope
24 hour crisis line 1-800-331-5303

Elderly Protective Services: ages 60 and over

Phone: 1-800-898-4910 or 1-800-259-4990

Aging and Adult Services Help Line

Nursing Home Complaints:

Phone: 1-888-810-1819-8884

Mental Health Advocacy Service:

Baton Rouge Office:
Includes Ascension, Assumption, East & West Baton Rouge
P.O. Box 94095, Baton Rouge, LA 70804

New Orleans Office:

Includes Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. John, St. Charles, St. Bernard, Jefferson, Plaquemine & Orleans Parishes
1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1105, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-8904

Lafayette Office:
Includes St. Mary, Iberia, Acadia, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Martin, St. Landry, & Vermilion Parishes
302 Dullis Drive, Room U-47, Lafayettte, LA 70506