In addition to a lot of general information this site has a link to an online Medicare application and search mechanisms to help you find health and drug plans, doctors, providers, hospitals, health services, dialysis facilities, as well as medical equipment and suppliers.


Medicare Interactive from Medicare Rights Center
Available only through the Medicare Rights Center, Medicare Interactive (MI) is a free and independent online reference tool thoughtfully designed to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance. Medicare Interactive provides easy-to-understand answers to the questions posed by Americans with Medicare, their families and caregivers, and the professionals serving them.


Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program

This free program provides benefits counseling for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers in Michigan. Learn about Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care and prescription drug plans. Counselors can also help you understand doctor bills, health care coverage, claims and appeals. For more information call 1-800-803-7174.


National Helpline: 800-333-4114
Counselors are available Monday through Friday, and are happy to answer your questions about insurance choices, Medicare rights and protections, payment denials and appeals, complaints about care or treatment, and Medicare bills. For any other general inquiries to Medicare Rights Center staff, please feel free to email


Michigan Drug Prices

State officials have created a web site that consumers can use to search the prices of 150 prescription drugs. There is a feature that gives driving directions to the pharmacies on the site and lets users file complaints with the state when they believe pricing information is incorrect or price gouging may be occurring. 


Social Security Red Book

The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities.