Check the status of a claim

To check the status of 

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance)

 or 

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

 claims:

  • Visit MyMedicare.gov, and log into your account. You’ll usually be able to see a claim within 24 hours after Medicare processes it. 
  • Check your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) . The MSN is a notice that people with Original Medicare get in the mail every 3 months. It shows:
    • All your Part A and Part B-covered services or supplies billed to Medicare during a 3-month period
    • What Medicare paid
    • The maximum amount you may owe the provider

          Learn more about the MSN, and view a sample.

Note

Did you know you can get your MSNs electronically (eMSNs)? If you choose eMSNs, you’ll get an email with a link to your MSN for that month. You won't have to wait 3 months for a paper copy in the mail. Find out how to get eMSNsIf you need it, you can also get your MSN in an accessible format like large print or Braille.

 

To check the status of

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D)

 claims:

  • Check your Explanation of Benefits (EOB). Your Medicare drug plan will mail you an EOB each month you fill a prescription. This notice gives you a summary of your prescription drug claims and costs. Learn more about the EOB.
  • Use Medicare's Blue Button on MyMedicare.gov to download and save your Part D claims information. Learn more about Medicare’s Blue Button.
  • For more up-to-date Part D claims information, contact your plan.

 

To check the status of 

Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C)

 or other

Medicare health plan

 claims: