Written by: Aaron Garcia
Reviewed by: Stephanie Demus, Licensed Insurance Agent
To enroll in Medicare online, you can visit the Social Security Administration (SSA) website and sign up for a my Social Security account.
Doing your own research? Several government organizations have online Medicare info, including the SSA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Medicare itself.
To speak to a Medicare representative, you can call Medicare or visit a Social Security office in your area.
There are several ways to get the Medicare help you need — as long as you know where to look. Here is GoHealth’s guide to Medicare Administration.
Find a local Medicare plan that fits your needs
Social Security & Railroad Benefits
Both Social Security and Railroad Retirement Board benefits are tied closely to Medicare. Learn about these retirement programs and what they mean for your healthcare.
We’ll show you how to find your current Medicare status and look up doctors and providers in your area. You can also find links to other government agencies you may need.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administers Medicare and other programs. Learn how to visit the CMS website for in-depth info on benefits, Medicare contractors and more.
Medicare Phone Number
If you have questions or need to speak to a live representative, Medicare’s phone line can be a helpful resource. What’s the number, and what should you expect when you call?
While it is rare, you may need to file an appeal if Medicare decides not to cover a service you’ve received. We’ll show you how to submit an appeal to Medicare if you think a mistake was made.
Medicare Reimbursement Forms
Typically, your doctors and providers are required to submit your medical claims. However, there may be times you need to take matters into your own hands. Find out when you may need to file your own claim, and how.
Changing Your Address
If you’re moving, make sure your Medicare goes with you. Learn how to change your address, as well as some of the reasons why you’ll want to make sure Medicare knows where to reach you.
Medicare Office Near Me
While filling out forms online can be convenient, sometimes you need old-fashioned, in-person help. If you need to talk to a Medicare representative, here’s how to find a Social Security office near you.
You may have heard that Medicare is partially paid by taxes, but what does that mean? Learn more about how much you’ve paid, and how those dollars get put to work.