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    State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs). These are state-run programs that can give you free, one-on-one answers to your Medicare questions. Here's the contact information for all SHIP programs.

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    Medicare.gov . The official U.S. government web site for people with Medicare
    Phone: 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227)

    Social Security Administration
    Phone: 800-772-1213

    Other web sites

    AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons)

    BenefitsCheckUp , a service of the National Council on Aging

    Center for Medicare Advocacy

    Eldercare Locator

    Families USA

    Kaiser Family Foundation

    Medicare Rights Center

    My Medicare Matters , from the National Council on Aging

    WebMD Medical Reference

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