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Tuesday, 21 September 2010 14:23

 

Benefits Counseling - State Health Insurance Assistance Program

 

The Kentucky State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides information, counseling, and assistance to seniors and disabled individuals, their family members, and caregivers.  This service is provided free-of-charge by numerous, local, well-trained counselors.

SHIP does not sell anything. Our main goal is to inform the public and Medicare beneficiaries so that they can be able to made informed decisions about their health care .

SHIP Services:

One-on-one counseling by telephone or in person

Presentations to community groups

Printed materials

Referrals (connection to other agencies)

Help with filling out applications

SHIP Can Help You:

Understand Medicare statements and other forms

Compare supplemental policies and plans

Fill out prescription drug discount program applications

 

For more information on this program in the Big Sandy Area of Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin, and Pike counties, please call Angela Winston at (606) 886-2374.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2014 08:48