Social Security & Medicare Help

August 31, 2013 - Serving Seniors

U.S. Social Security Administration – for help with retirement benefits, replacement social security cards and disability benefits.

HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) – provides free and objective Medicare counseling and education. For information, please call 1-800-434-0222.

HICAP at Elder Law & Advocacy – local San Diego HICAP office that provides counseling by phone and throughout the county. For information, please call (858) 565-1392, ext. 203.

HICAP at Consumer Center for Health Education and Advocacy – helps low-income seniors with health access problems. For information, please call (877) 734-3258.

Livanta – The Livanta Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organization (BFCC-QIO) handles all Medicare beneficiary complaints, quality of care reviews, medical necessity reviews, and discharge appeals from hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health and hospice providers and rehabilitation facilities. Medicare patients have certain rights and protections – Livanta can help.

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