Government Medicare Resources
As a government organization, Medicare provides comprehensive resources to help beneficiaries. The primary resources for Medicare are:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) oversees Medicare. It is a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Medicare.gov is your primary resource for details about Medicare coverage, parts, eligibility, and costs.
The website also covers:
- The cost and coverage of Medicare health insurance and prescription drug plans
- Lists of doctors and health care providers who accept Medicare
- Details of Medicare coverage, preventative, and hospital services
- Appeals Forms for Medicare
- Ratings of insurers, nursing homes, home health providers, dialysis services, hospices, hospitals, rehab facilities and long term care hospitals.
- Helpful health care websites and phone numbers.
You can access your health coverage, enrollment status, and claims at MyMedicare.gov.
- Manage your profile information – address, contact info, current medical conditions, medications, allergies, and implanted devices
- Register for Medicare Summary Notices by email
- Change your primary care physician
- Track claims
- Print a copy of your Medicare card
SSA.gov is the official Social Security Administration website. It provides access to your information:
- Whether you qualify for Social Security benefit
- How much income you will receive when you retire
- When you can begin taking your benefit
- How to sign up for Medicare
- Check application status for Medicare
- Request a replacement card
AARDY Can Help You Understand Medicare
AARDY is the nation's fastest Medicare insurance marketplace. You can compare Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans to find the one that best fits your needs.