Social Security offices enroll eligible individuals in Medicare, so it is possible to apply for Medicare either by phone, online at SSA.gov, or in person at a local Social Security office, reports the Social Security Administration. Find health care providers through the Medicare.gov website. To ask questions about Medicare billing, expenses, claims and medical records, contact the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services online through the MyMedicare.gov website, by mail or by calling a toll-free number, explains Medicare.gov.Continue Reading
To enroll in Medicare, go to the SSA.gov main page, select Benefits in the toolbar at the top of the page, click on Apply Online for Medicare Only under Apply, and click on the Apply for Medicare Only rectangle, explains the Social Security Administration. To locate a Social Security office to apply in person, go to the SSA.gov main page, scroll down, and select Contact Us under Items of Interest. Click on Find an Office, enter your ZIP code in the search engine, and click on Locate. To find Social Security contact phone numbers, click on Call Us after selecting Contact Us.
To locate the offices of health care providers that accept Medicare, go to the Medicare.gov main page, select Forms, Help, & Resources, and click on Find Doctors, Hospitals, & Facilities, explains Medicare.gov. Click on the type of health care provider you need under I Want to Find, to access the appropriate search engine.Learn more about Health Insurance