Should you call Social Security, or Medicare?
Social Security, although a totally separate program from Medicare, nevertheless acts in many ways as the Medicare program’s administrative arm. For example, to enroll in Medicare or to get a replacement Medicare card, you call Social Security. But when you have a more detailed question about Medicare services, it can be confusing to know whether to call Social Security or to contact Medicare directly. In this Terre Haute (IN) edition of the Tribune-Star, Brian Hewitt explains which type of things you should call the Social Security Administration for, and which type of questions you will need to contact Medicare directly for (as well as how to contact them). Click here to read more.