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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Information About Filing Medicare Part B Claims

(Posted July 2, 2008)

Question 670: What information can I supply my new doctor in order for him to use the correct forms and fill them out correctly to file a claim for service he provides me?

Answer: The single nationwide carrier for Railroad Medicare Part B is:

Palmetto GBA
Railroad Medicare Part B
P.O. Box 10066
Augusta GA 30999

Toll-Free phone number: (800) 833-4455

Your doctor should send Medicare claims for you to that address. He should include your RRB Claim Number as the Medicare identification number. Your RRB Claim Number should have the prefix "A" followed by your "9" digit Social Security Number.

Important notice:

Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.

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