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    U.S. Representative John R. Carter represents Texas' 31st Congressional District, which includes Williamson and Bell counties.In the 116th Congress, Rep. Carter sits on the Defense Subcomittee on Appropriations and he is the Ranking Member on the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriations. In addition, he serves as Co-Chairman of the bipartisan House Army Caucus and is member of the House Republicans Steering Committee, a leadership position.

    Since his first election in 2002, Congressman Carter has established himself as a leader in Congress who has the foresight and courage to author and support numerous pieces of legislation that would increase the protection of U.S. citizens and bring justice to those who threaten our freedom and way of life.

    Congressman Carter is one of the few House Members who has authored legislation signed into law under Presidents Bush, Obama and Trump. Despite being a veteran Congressman, John Carter is still known as "Judge" for having served over 20 years on the district court bench in Williamson County, which he won as the first county-wide elected Republican in Williamson County in modern history. Before becoming a Judge, Congressman Carter had a successful private law practice and continued to practice law while serving as the Municipal Judge in Round Rock.

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    A true Texan at heart, Congressman Carter was born and raised in Houston and has spent his adult life in Central Texas. Carter attended Texas Tech University where he graduated with a degree in History and then graduated from the University of Texas Law School in 1969.Congressman Carter and his wife, Erika, met in Holland and have been happily married since June 15, 1968. Since then, they have built a home and raised a family of four on Christian beliefs and strong Texas Values. Congressman Carter and Mrs. Carter are also proud grandparents to six precious grandchildren.  

     

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Medicare

Medicare, established in 1966, provides health insurance for individuals who are 65 or older, young people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease. Medicare is divided into parts that cover specific services including hospital insurance, medical insurance, and prescription drugs. Here are a few of the most common questions my office receives that deal with Medicare:

 

I lost my Medicare Card.  How do I get a new one?


If you lose your Medicare Card please contact the Medicare office by phone at 1-800-Medicare or visit MyMedicare.gov to order a new one online. 

If you need proof immediately for your doctor or for a prescription, visit your local Social Security office or call 1-800-772-1213. 

Please protect your Medicare Card just as you would a credit card, in the wrong hands it can be used to submit fraudulent claims.

 

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I recently moved to another state.  How do I update my address with Medicare?


To protect you and ensure your receipt of benefits, please let your Social Security office know that your address has changed either online, contacting the local office, or by phone at 1-800-772-1213.

 

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Does Medicare pay for prescription drugs?


Currently, Medicare Part A or B does not include a prescription drug benefit.  However, Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) and Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) offer prescription drug plans.  Both of these plans have specific qualifications and enrollment times. 

Find out more information about Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
 

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Additional Questions?

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If you would like my help with an Medicare issue, please print out an authorization form for Round Rock or Bell County and fax or mail it to my office.

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  • Office Locations Push

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    Washington DC
     
    2110 Rayburn H.O.B.
    Washington, D.C. 20515
    (202) 225-3864
    http://goo.gl/ZwFDsc
    Round Rock Office
     
    1717 North IH 35
    Suite 303
    Round Rock, TX 78664
    (512) 246-1600
    http://goo.gl/maps/NNJtv
    Bell County Office
    6544B S. General Bruce Drive
    Temple, TX 76502
    Located next to the DPS office
    (254) 933-1392
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