Helpful Information

Whether you're trying to choose a plan, understand Medicare and Social Security rules, or save money on your healthcare expenses, we encourage you to ask questions and learn more. Good information can help you make the right decision.

Florida Hospital Care Advantage

Contact our customer service representatives to reserve your seat at a seminar, ask questions about benefits and enrollment, request a Medicare Consultant visit your home, and more.

Member Legal Rights and Responsibilities


SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of the Elderly) is a volunteer program sponsored by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs that offers free, unbiased insurance counseling. SHINE provides educational materials to seniors, their caregivers, and family members, on a variety of topics, including Medicare, Medicaid, prescription assistance, long-term care planning, and more. Offices are located throughout Brevard, and staff can visit your home if necessary. Visit or call 1-800-963-5337 for more information.

My Advocate™

My Advocate™ by Altegra Health is a private social service organization that we contract with to provide free education to our members and help them through the process of enrolling in an array of federal, state and local social programs, such as Medicare Savings Programs (to help pay for Part B premiums), and Low Income Subsidy (to help pay for Part D prescription drug premiums and copays). Their mission is to ensure every eligible person receives the social program benefits to which she or he is entitled. 

Members and non-members can visit Social Service CheckUp to see if you qualify for discounts on social services and community assistance programs like meals, utilities, home care, and more.  It's just one way My Advocate™ assists in connecting you with programs designed for saving money.

For more information, please contact Florida Hospital Care Advantage's Customer Service Department.

How to contact Medicare

Visit, or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), 24 hours a day, seven days a week (TTY/TDD: 1-877-486-2048 for the hearing impaired).

Our Customer Service Representatives are dedicated to personally solving any problems you may have with us and our providers to your full satisfaction. If you prefer to contact the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) directly, please visit Medicare's web site:

Florida Hospital Care Advantage is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Florida Hospital Care Advantage depends on contract renewal.

More information

For more information on authorizations, eligibility, enrollment, pharmacies, prescriptions, or any other benefits, please contact Florida Hospital Care Advantage Customer Service:

  • Call any day of the week from 8 am to 8 pm toll-free at 1-855-882-6467, or through TDD/TTY relay 1-800-955-8771.

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