General Information

Utah Medicare Contact Information:

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah
2890 East Cottonwood Parkway
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Medicare Claim Information
Part A: (877) 602-8817
Part B: (800) 426-3477
Supplement Plans: (801) 333-2510

Division of Aging and Adult Services
120 North 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Free Medicare and Insurance Info
(800) 541-7735

Medicare is the nation's major federal health insurance program for:

  • People 65 or older,
  • Certain people with disabilities who are under 65
  • People of any age who have permanent kidney failure

A portion of your taxes goes to finance part of Medicare, so take the time to look through this site to learn more about the program or contact Congressman Matheson’s Salt Lake office.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Medicare and how can I find out if I am eligible?
Medicare is a Health Insurance Program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).  To find out if you are eligible for Medicare, click here.  

Q: How can I find out what is covered under Medicare?
Click here:

Q: How can I find a participating physician that fits my needs?
Click here to see a participating physician directory.

Q: How can I find out more about my Medicare prescription coverage options?
Click here 

Q: Will every type of drug be covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefit?
No.  Certain drugs such as benzodiazepines, barbiturates, drugs for weight loss or gain, and drugs for relief of colds will not be covered.  However, a plan can choose to cover excluded drugs if the plan offers more than standard coverage.

Q: How can I join a Medicare prescription drug coverage plan?

  • Mail in Application:Contact the company offering the drug plan you choose and ask for an application. Once you fill out the form, mail or fax it back to the company.
  • On the Drug Plan’s Website: Visit the drug plan company’s website. You may be able to join online.
  • On Medicare’s Website:  You will also be able to join a drug plan by using Medicare’s online enrollment center.
  • By Calling Medicare: You can join a drug plan by calling 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) and talking to a Medicare customer service representative. TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.