State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP): Each state offers a SHIP, partly funded by the federal government, to give you free counseling and assistance. Contact your SHIP if you have questions about how to appeal or you need help appealing. Visit www.shiptacenter.org or call 1-877-839-2675 to contact your SHIP.
Medicare: The federal government has a toll-free number, 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), and a website that provides basic information. You can contact Medicare with questions about the appeal process.
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