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Medicare information for Massachusetts

The national telephone number for Medicare is 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

A local resource for Medicare information is Massachusetts SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program). The Massachusetts SHIP program can help you with topics such as :

  • Medicare claims
  • Medicare home health
  • Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB) program

Massachusetts SHIP contact details are :

Serving Health Information Needs of Elders (SHINE)
(617) 727-7750
(800) 243-4636

Medicare does not have many local offices open to the public. Instead, your nearest Social Security office can help regarding some Medicare things like applying for Medicare Part A or Medicare Part B or asking questions about Medicare premiums.

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