Medicare Rights Center, Inc.

The Medicare Rights Center provides free counseling services through its telephone hotlines to individuals with Medicare questions or problems. Medicare Rights uses volunteer attorneys to answer calls on our hotline.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: NY (Manhattan)
  • Area of law: Health, Public Benefits
  • Populations Served: Elderly, Low Income, State Residents
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Paralegals
  • Need for non-English services: Spanish, TTY Machine for the deaf
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • CLE pro bono comments: The required training referenced above does not offer CLE credit. However, we offer other trainings on a bimonthly basis that are credit bearing. All volunteer attorneys can take our CLE credit bearing trainings free of charge.
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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