State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Provides free, in depth, one-on-one insurance counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, their families, friends, and caregivers.
Assistance includes education and enrollment in Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare Advantage options, information on long-term care insurance, claims and billing problem resolution, information and referral on public benefit programs for those with limited income and assets, and other health insurance benefit information. In addition, SHIPs also support efforts to inform Medicare beneficiaries about Medicare fraud and abuse. Services are free and unbiased, we won’t pressure you into a plan or sell you any health insurance products.
Anyone needing assistance with their coverage can seek this service.