In order to contact Medicare directly (if you are enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B), you can call them toll-free at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). This line is open 24/7.
If you’re on Original Medicare (not a Medicare Advantage plan) you can get information for the following:
If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) or a Prescription Drug Plan (Medicare Part D), the phone number you need will be listed directly on your plan and / or on the website of the insurance carrier that you purchased your coverage through. A list of popular Medicare Advantage and Part D plan carriers are listed below.
Humana – 1-800-457-4708
Aetna – 1-855-335-1407
Cigna – 1-800-668-3813
AARP/United Healthcare – 1-877-699-5710
WellCare – 1-800-960-2530
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Source: Medicare.gov – Medicare Publication #11365