State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

Planning to meet future insurance needs can be very confusing and frustrating. The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is available to help individuals sort through their options. Area seniors can receive objective, confidential, and impartial advice on issues concerning their health insurance. SHIP coordinators and volunteers can assist with questions about Medicare, Medigap insurance, Medicaid (QMB & SLMB), SSI, long-term care insurance, hospital and medical bills. The State Health Insurance Program is a FREE insurance counseling program for Medicare beneficiaries.

To learn more about the services available in your area, call the Area Agency on Aging at 1-888-617-0500.