Center for Health Care Rights

General Contact Information

Toll Free
(800) 824 - 0780
520 South Lafayette Park Place
Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA 90057

How to Get Help


Who We Are

The Center for Health Care Rights (CHCR) is a California-based non-profit organization dedicated to assuring consumer access to quality health care through information, counseling, education, advocacy, and research programs. CHCR is supported by government and private foundation grants.

Since 1984, CHCR has provided a full range of free Medicare advocacy services, including education counseling and legal assistance to Los Angeles County residents. Each year, more than 10,000 Los Angeles County Medicare beneficiaries and their family members contact CHCR 's telephone hotline for information and assistance with their Medicare, Medi-Cal and other health insurance benefits.

Who We Serve

  • Los Angeles County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Korean / 한국어
  • Spanish / Español
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? Yes
Eligibility Restrictions

To be eligible for our Medicare advocacy services, prospective clients must meet the following guidelines:
1. Current or near future resident of Los Angeles County
2. Requested info or legal assistance relates to Medicare, Medi-Cal , Medicare Part D, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Savings Programs, and other private insurance relating to Medicare.

Service priority is given to eligible clients who are experiencing obstacles to health insurance and health care services due to income, age, ethnicity, disability, literacy or other factors.

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
Last Review and Update: Jul 10, 2015
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