Our Mission

The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

Medicare Interactive

Available only through the Medicare Rights Center, Medicare Interactive is a dynamic, independent online resource of free information that helps older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance.

National Helpline

Through our national telephone helpline (800-333-4114), we provide direct assistance to older adults and people with disabilities as well as their friends, family and caregivers.

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Additional Resources

Information about Medicare is available from more sources than ever before, and it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. Browse other sites that provide quality information and are used by the Medicare Rights staff.

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Medicare Rights University

Medicare Rights University (MRU) offers professionals a clear path to learning Medicare. A subscription-based online resource, MRU provides subscribers with a guided learning experience complete with comprehensive and user-friendly Medicare content and downloadable materials.  Learn More

Community Partners

Through the Community Partners program, the Medicare Rights Center provides a range of technical assistance over a mutually agreed-upon time period to help partner organizations strengthen their Medicare counseling to clients, with an emphasis on helping clients access low-income programs that help pay the costs related to Medicare.

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Consumer Fact Sheets

The Medicare Rights Center’s library includes many useful educational materials that can support training lectures or one-on-one meetings, or be a handy reference for anyone who is trying to sort through the vast array of Medicare-related information.

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The Medicare Rights Center depends on people like you to help us carry out our vital mission. Your generosity allows us to provide free counseling services to people with Medicare—and together we have helped hundreds of thousands of people with Medicare-related issues since 1989.


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