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Claims & appeals

How to file a complaint (grievance)

Find out how to file a complaint (also called a "grievance") if you have a concern about the quality of care or other services you get from a Medicare provider. Contact your State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for local, personalized Medicare counseling.

How do I file a claim?

Get information on how and when to file a claim for your Medicare bills (sometimes called "Medicare billing"). You should only need to file a claim in very rare cases.

Check the status of a claim

Check your claim status with MyMedicare.gov, your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN), your Explanation of Benefits (EOB), Medicare's Blue Button, or contact your plan.

How do I file an appeal?

How to appeal a coverage or payment decision made by Medicare, your health plan, drug plan or Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plan.

Your right to a fast appeal

Learn how to get a fast appeal for Medicare-covered services you get that are about to stop.

Your Medicare rights

Understand your Medicare options, rights, and protections.

Authorization to Disclose Personal Health Information form

Access a form so that someone who helps you with your Medicare can get information on your behalf.