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Who can I call for help with my Medicare application?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

You can call your local Social Security office or your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). There is even a Medicare helpline (1-800-633-4227).

While you’re on hold, or for the more tech-prone people, www.socialsecurity.gov or www.medicare.gov can provide additional information that may help.

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