Learn how to access your Medicare account online
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|1. Medicare.gov is a free site enriched with a large amount of information about Medicare.||2. Medicare allows you to personalize your findings.|
|3. Medicare is a secure site that allows for the creation of an individual profile.||4. The site can be used to check enrollment status, coverage information, and Medicare claims.|
Medicare.gov is an online platform that can be used to create an account. If you create a profile using Medicare.gov, you can access your Medicare claims, detailed coverage information, enrollment status, medications, providers, and other information.
Signing up for a Medicare.gov account enables you to access information that is associated with you. Below you will find instructions on how to create an account on Medicare.gov:
If you have any issues with the sign-up process you can use the following numbers for assistance: (800) 633-4227. For TTY, call (877) 486-2048.
Medicare.gov is very user-friendly. When you create a profile and log in, there are some options from which to choose:
There are few other things that can be done as well:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the government agency that is responsible for Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare.gov is a legitimate website where you can find information about your personal Medicare account. It is safe to go directly to that website and enter personal information. What you need to be cautious about is when you receive an email that asks you to click on a link, especially if it doesn’t address you by name or your account number. The link may be to a fictitious look-alike site.
A good way to fight against fraud is to have your personal information stored somewhere that requires a verification process. Creating a username and password creates a barrier between your information and those with malicious intent.
Medicare.gov is secure. Privacy and security are crucial when it comes to personal information, especially personal health information. To keep your information secure, a username and strong password are necessary to access any account. There is a confidentiality agreement that’s established that includes the privacy and confidentiality standards.
Use the following contact information if you suspect Medicare fraud:
LeRon Moore has guided Medicare beneficiaries and their families as a Medicare professional since 2007. First as a Medicare provider enrollment specialist and now a Medicare account executive, Moore works directly with Medicare beneficiaries to ensure they understand Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans.
Moore holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University and is A+ Certified with a Medical Records Clerk Certification and Medical Terminology Certification from Midlands Technical College.
He’s passionate about educating, informing, and resolving issues concerning Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans, and considers it imperative that he does all he can to educate and inform the senior community as much as possible about Medicare.
To learn more about Medicare.gov visit the following links: