Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (DMERC) Beneficiary Assistance from Medicare
questions regarding dental coverage, eye care, eye glasses, durable medical
equipment, and more.
Aid Benefit Hot Line 1-888-893-5327
South Grand Avenue\Springfield, IL 62763
Information available 24/7
except for federal holidays.
Medicare Managed Care Helpline
how to enroll and disenroll, access to specialists, and for questions about
Medicare HMO benefits. Maintained by the Campaign for Better Health Care in Chicago.
Social Security Administration
Call between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm to speak to a representative. Phone
lines are busiest early in the week and early in the month. Automated services
available 24 hours. Publications may also be downloaded from their web site.
Supplemental Security Income
benefit that pays monthly to people who are blind, disabled, or over age 65.
To find out if you qualify, call.
(Voice), 800-325-0778 (TTY)