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Understand your Medicare coverage choices

The 2 main ways to get Medicare coverage are Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage. When choosing which coverage is right for you, consider cost, coverage, and doctor & hospital choices.

Don’t let health or transportation issues keep you from getting your COVID-19 vaccine

If you have Medicare and face challenges getting to a COVID-19 vaccine location, Medicare will pay a doctor or other care provider to give the vaccine to you in your home.

Find care providers near you

Easy all-in-one search tool for finding health care providers that accept Medicare near you. Includes doctors, hospitals, home health, nursing homes, more.

Get your COVID-19 vaccine to help end the public health emergency

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Medicare covers the COVID-19 vaccine at no cost to you. Just be sure to bring your red, white, and blue Medicare card when you get your vaccine, so your health care provider or pharmacy can bill Medicare.

Are you new to Medicare?

If you’re just getting started with Medicare or in your first year, Medicare.gov can show you health care options and coverage that best fits your situation.

If you’re unhappy with your care, let us know – file a Medicare complaint

Your Medicare satisfaction is our top priority. Find out how to file Medicare complaint if unhappy with your care.

Next time, get your “Medicare & You” handbook electronically!

Save time, tax dollars & get your next “Medicare & You” handbook sent electronically. Make switch & help environment by going paperless.

Going electronic is easy with Medicare online resources

Going green is easy with Medicare's online resources. Sign up for electronic versions of handbook and summary notices at Official Medicare site.

Prevent Medicare fraud — become an informed Medicare consumer

Get important information needed to prevent Medicare fraud. Protect personal information like Social Security Number, Medicare Number, more.

How to file an appeal if your Medicare Advantage Plan doesn’t cover an item or service

Learn how to file Medicare appeal. Your Medicare Advantage Plan covers a lot, let us know if it should cover more.

Don’t wait: Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment ends March 31

During Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment, switch to a different MA Plan, or go back to Original Medicare and, if needed, join a Medicare drug plan.

Medicare Part B enrollment: There's still time to sign up!

Sign up for Medicare Part B now to get benefits & avoid late enrollment penalty. Learn how to apply for Part B. Don't wait!

Learn how to become an organ donor & save lives

Become organ, tissue donor & celebrate National Donor Day on Feb 14th. Help save lives by donating kidneys, liver, lungs, heart, more.

Give your heart some love: prevent heart disease

Give your heart some love with cardiovascular disease screenings. Learn what preventive heart screenings & programs are covered by Medicare.

Wear red to fight women’s heart disease

Wear red on the first Friday in February & support fighting heart disease in women. Know early heart disease signs by getting cardiovascular disease screenings.