36 46: The number to call to reach the Assurance Maladie
You wish to contact your primary health insurance fund ? You want information about your rights, you have a problem with a reimbursement or you want to obtain a European card ? To contact the CPAM : dial 3646. Find out everything you need to know to make the most of this service.
How to reach Ameli by phone ?
To contact the Primary Health Insurance Fund (CPAM), you must dial on your phone the 3646. It’s a unique number. In case you are calling from abroad, it is necessary to dial the number: +33 184 90 36 46.
When you contact your CPAM, remember to bring your social security number, you will be asked. If you have difficulties to reach them by phone, for example if you can’t contact them during their opening hours because of your work or other reasons, you can also contact them by courier or by mail. You have to connect to your ameli account.
Once in your personal space, you will arrive at a page with different headings, one of them is entitled “My steps”. After selecting it, click on “Write a message”, you then have the choice between different objects for your message, you just have to choose the most adapted to your request. Then, let us guide you. This way, an email will be sent to the insurance company. A FAQ is also available in which you will find the answer to many questions.
If you are not in a hurry or have connection problems, you can also go directly to the Caisse primaire d’assurance maladie or send a letter.
3646 is also the number of the Social Service
Since February 25, 2021, the Social Service is accessible at 3646. To the question asked by the operator “Express your request”, answer “Social Service”. The Social Service is a service dedicated to health, disability and aging. It is available to insured persons who have financial concerns, access to care, but also home maintenance or loss of autonomy. You can also contact them for problems related to your job.
Is the 3646 free of charge? ?
Since July 1, 2020, the 3646 The call is no longer surcharged, you will only pay the cost of the call applied by your operator.
Why contact the health insurance fund ?
The health insurance fund is at your side for your health, maternity, economic problems, employment..
You may need to contact your insurance company for :
- Your health card.
- A certificate of your rights.
- An EHIC card (European Health Insurance Card).
- To benefit from complementary health insurance (formerly CMU: universal health coverage).
- To be helped by the Social Service.
- Your reimbursements for care provided, your medical expenses, your daily allowances.
- Your health payments.
- Your rights to social security.
- The list of addresses of health examination centers.
- A change in your family situation (a future birth, a separation, a death…).
- Declare your attending physician.
- Have been in contact with a positive person at COVID-19.
- Declare a work stoppage or an accident at work.
- Declare a beneficiary.
When to call 3646 ?
When you contact the 3646, some hours are less busy with calls and the waiting time will therefore be less important. In 2014, the estimated average waiting time was 2 minutes 30. Nevertheless, this waiting time will fluctuate depending on your place of residence, the day you call and the time of day.
It has been observed that there are more calls between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., then between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. So, in order to reduce your waiting time, choose the time slots when the system is open. The average number of calls is between 9 and 10 a.m. and lower between 8:30 and 9 a.m.
Depending on the day of the week, your waiting time will also vary. On Mondays and Tuesdays, the number of calls is higher throughout the day. We therefore advise you to call between Wednesday and Friday, either at opening time or a little before closing time. This way, you will have less time to wait. Before contacting 3646, log on to your Ameli space.
From your account, you can report a change of situation or address, you can also consult your reimbursements, etc..
The opening hours of the Caisse primaire d’assurance maladie’s telephone line
The CPAM telephone line is open from 8:30 am and closes at 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Nevertheless, these schedules can vary from one region to another. Indeed, when you contact the CPAM, you are redirected to the fund of your choice, depending on where you live.
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