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AARP:  Providing information on protecting Medicare and Social Security.
1-888-687-2277 or www.aarp.org

Maine Office of Adult Protective Services:  Providing information or help on elder abuse, neglect or exploitation.
1-800-624-8404 or www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/aps-guardianship/index.html

Alpha One: Providing programs and services to people with disabilities statewide.
1-800-640-7200 or www.alphaonenow.org

Aroostook Agency on Aging:  Providing information on a variety of aging and disability issues, including Medicare and health care fraud.  Serving Aroostook County.
1-800-439-1789 or www.aroostookaging.org

Eastern Area Agency on Aging:  Providing information on a variety of aging and disability issues, including Medicare and health care fraud.  Serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington and Hancock Counties.
1-800-432-7812 or www.eaaa.org                                                                      

Federal Trade Commission:  Providing information on a variety of consumer protection issues.
1-877-382-4357 or www.ftc.gov                                                          

Legal Services for the Elderly:  Providing free legal services to Mainers 60 and older. 
1-800-750-5353 or www.mainelse.org                                                                      

Maine Attorney General:  Reporting suspected MaineCare (Medicaid) fraud online at http://www.maine.gov/ag/crime/crimes_we_prosecute/healthcare_crimes.shtml

Maine Bureau of Insurance:  Providing information and assistance on a variety of insurance products and issues in Maine.
1-800-300-5000 or www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance

Maine DHHS-Office of Aging and Disability Services:  Providing information and assistance on aging and disabilities issues in Maine.
1-800-262-2232 or www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/index.html

SeniorsPlus:  The Area Agency on Aging in Western Maine.  Providing information on a variety of aging and disability issues, including Medicare and health care fraud.  Serving Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin Counties.
1-800-427-1241or www.seniorsplus.org

Spectrum Generations:  The Area Agency on Aging in Central Maine.  Providing information on a variety of aging and disability issues, including Medicare and health care fraud.  Serving Kennebec, Waldo, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Somerset Counties.
1-800-639-1553 or www.spectrumgenerations.org

Social Security Administration:  Providing assistance with Social Security benefits and Medicare enrollment.
1-877-543-5332 or www.ssa.gov                                                                

Southern Maine Agency on Aging:  The Area Agency on Aging in Central Maine.  Providing information on a variety of aging and disability issues, including Medicare and health care fraud.  Serving Cumberland and York Counties.
1-800-427-7411 or www.smaaa.org

Stop Medicare Fraud:  Information from the U.S. Department of Justice on how to prevent Medicare fraud, including information on the latest scams. https://www.stopmedicarefraud.gov/.

U.S. Government Site on Medicare:  Providing information on a variety of Medicare issues, including the Plan Finder for prescription drug plans and health plans.
1-800-Medicare or www.medicare.gov. To obtain access to your Medicare information, go to www.mymedicare.gov to set-up an account.          

Western Maine Community Action:  Providing information and assistance on the Health Insurance Marketplace in Maine.
1-800-645-9636 or http://www.enroll207.com

For information on the Health Insurance Marketplace in Maine via phone, contact Consumers for Affordable Health Care at 1-800-965-7476.