Call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
To get general or specific Medicare information and important telephone numbers. If you need free help in a language other than English or Spanish say “Agent” to talk to a customer service representative. TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.
Visit www.medicare.gov to get detailed information about the Medicare health and prescription drug plans in your area, find participating health care providers and suppliers, get quality of care information, and more.
Look at your most recent “Medicare & You” handbook to learn what’s new, find out your Medicare costs, and get information about what Medicare covers.
Contact your local Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program to get free personalized counseling on Medicare coverage, claims, appeals, and help for people with limited income and resources. 1-800-701-0501 and enter your zip code.
Visit the Administration on Aging at www.aoa.gov to find local resources, check for benefits, and plan for long-term care.
Visit the Social Security Administration at www.ssa.gov to request a replacement Medicare card, apply for Extra Help, request a copy of Social Security Verification Letter, and more.
Visit Medicare Interactive at www.medicareinteractive.org for answers to questions about Medicare benefits, rights, and options. It was created and is maintained by the Medicare Rights Center.