Important Medicare Phone Numbers

important phone numbers of medicare

Medigap & More

For all your Medicare and Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Questions



To get general or claims specific Medicare information and important telephone numbers.

If you need help in a language other than English or Spanish, say “Agent” to talk to a customer service representative.


TTY 1877-486-2048 Website

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

To get free personalized Medicare counseling on decisions about coverage, help with claims, billing, or appeals and information on programs for people with limited income and resources.

Call 1 800 MEDICARE to get the telephone numbers of SHIPs in other states.

SHIP Website

Social Security

To get a replacement Medicare card, change your address or name, get information about Part A and/or Part B eligibility, entitlement, and enrollment, apply for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs, ask questions about premiums or report a death.


TTY 1-800-325-0778

Social Security Website

Department Of Defense

To get information about TRICARE for Life and the TRICARE Pharmacy Program.

Tricare For Life 1-866-773-0404

TTY 1-866-773-0405

Pharmacy 1-877-363-1303

TTY 1-877-540-6261

Tricare Website

Department Of Health And Human Services:  Office Of Inspector General—If You Suspect Medicare Fraud. 


TTY 1-800-377-4950

Medicare Fraud Website

For More Informative Websites and Contact Phone Numbers, Click on This Link and It Will Take You to the Helpful Contacts Section of the Website.