Medicare Resources

Government websites

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 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 websites

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 Reviewed by Sarah Goodell on November 17, 2020
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