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How is Medicare funded?

Medicare is funded through the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund.

Get involved with Medicare

Get involved with Medicare to help us define, design, and deliver care. Join a Technical Expert Panel, comment on proposed rules, and follow Medicare news.

Contact Medicare

How to contact the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) by phone, TTY, or mail.

Plain writing

Information about CMS's efforts to write content so you can understand.

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Using this site

Technical and accessibility information about using Medicare.gov.

Accessibility & Nondiscrimination Notice

Learn about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) accessibility and nondiscrimination policies. Learn how to file a complaint if you believe you've been subjected to discrimination in a CMS program or activity. CMS programs, benefits, services, facilities, information, and technology meet Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Saving money with the prescription drug law

The prescription drug law (from the Inflation Reduction Act) will save money for people with Medicare by improving access to affordable treatments and strengthening the Medicare program.