Help, & Resources
health & drug plans
Find and compare drug plans, health plans, and Medicare
Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policies.
& compare doctors, hospitals, & other providers
Hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, medical item suppliers,
health care providers, health and drug plans, dialysis facilities.
help paying costs
Learn about programs that may help you save money on medical and
suppliers of medical equipment & supplies
Get information about suppliers of durable medical equipment,
prostheses and prosthetic devices, and orthotics.
Access forms for permission to share your personal health information,
filing an appeal, applying for Medicare, and requesting medical
payment. Publications View, print, or order Medicare publications
and listen to podcasts.
Your online connection to the "Medicare & You" handbook.
you get about Medicare
Read about what to do with Medicare information you may get in
Fix problems with your Medicare card, like an incorrect
name, new address, or replace a lost card.
fight Medicare fraud
Learn about examples of Medicare fraud, like getting billed for
services or equipment you never got.
to file a complaint (grievance)
Find out how to file a complaint (also called a "grievance") if
you have a concern about the quality of care or other services
you get from a Medicare provider. Contact your State Health Insurance
Assistance Program (SHIP), for local, personalized Medicare counseling.
theft: protect yourself
Learn about how to protect your personal information, including
your name and Social Security, Medicare, and credit card numbers.
Get contact information for organizations that can help answer
your Medicare-related questions.
of Privacy Practices for Original Medicare
The Notice of Privacy Practices explains how medical information
about you may be used and how you can get access to this information.
How to contact the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
by phone, TTY, or mail.