Check your Medicare status

  • View or request your Medicare Summary Notices
  • Ask about benefits and eligibility
  • Medicare.gov
    Medicare: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Replace my Medicare card

Research Medicare Part D Drug Plans

  • Part D Prescription Drug Plan Finder Tool – HICAP can complete an unbiased search on your behalf as a service we provide.  Our non-profit program does not sell anything, endorse, nor recommend any insurance agents or companies. Choose “Medicare Part D Plan Finder” here or on the HICAP page if you would like help with this free service from an unbiased source.

Medicare Advantage Plans

Find Statewide HICAP Offices and SHIP Offices Nationally

Medicare & You handbook

Apply for Medicare online

Letter of Creditable Coverage form

  • PDF form if your Employee Group Health Plan does not provide a letter

Apply for extra help with prescription drug costs

Medi-Cal (California’s Medicaid program)

Senior services

Disabled adult services

Fraud prevention

  • Find out how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud and abuse.
  • Talk to someone about something you suspect might be fraud.
  • Get help with or report Medicare fraud.
  • Contact Senior Medicare Patrol: 1-877-808-2468
  • Identity Theft Recovery Checklist Resource

Long-term care

Learn about long term care insurance, and compare long term care policies:

Additional Links for Information on Medicare