Protecting the rights of Medicare beneficiaries

As a Medicare beneficiary, you have the right to receive quality healthcare services, provided for as long as they are medically necessary. Acumentra Health is designated by the federal Medicare agency to protect your rights to

Use the links to find more information about these services.

Learn more about your Medicare rights

Download a fact sheet on Medicare QIOs and Beneficiary Protection (PDF document from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

Download an "Appointment of Representative" form (PDF document from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).
This document (or an alternative legal document, such as a power of attorney that includes medical), is required for appeals when the beneficiary is unable to act on his/her own behalf; it also accepted for complaint cases).

NOTE: Acumentra Health does not handle Medicare claims or billing problems. See our Important Medicare Phone Numbers for the right place to call, or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

In addition, Acumentra Health works with providers to improve health care quality and safety. We also safeguard the integrity of the Medicare trust fund by reviewing how hospitals bill Medicare for services provided.

All of our services to Medicare beneficiaries are free.

Other resources

Acumentra Health does not handle Medicare claims or billing problems. See our Important Medicare Phone Numbers for the right place to call, or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

Acumentra Health does not provide referrals to doctors or medical facilities.To find a Medicare participating physician, go to www.medicare.gov/Physician or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

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Last updated March 23, 2012