Find out how you can 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.
Learn about several ways to check the status of a Medicare claim, like MyMedicare.gov, your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN), your Explanation of Benefits (EOB), Medicare’s Blue Button, or by contacting your Medicare Advantage plan or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.
Read 5 things you need to know about how retiree insurance works with Medicare. If you’re retired and have Medicare and group health plan coverage from a former employer, generally Medicare pays first and your retiree coverage pays second.
Medicare covers services (like lab tests, surgeries, and doctor visits) and supplies (like wheelchairs and walkers) considered medically necessary to treat a disease or condition.
If you’re in a Medicare Advantage Plan or other Medicare plan, you may have different rules, but your plan must give you at least the same coverage as Original Medicare. Some services may only be covered in certain settings or for patients with certain conditions.