Medicare State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP, SHIIP)Locate your State Health Insurance Assistance Programs for one-on-one counseling and help with Medicare.
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District of Columbia
Alabama Department of Senior Services
from the web site: "...Seniors can call their local State Health Insurance Assistance Program or Senior Medicare Patrol Program toll free at 1-800-243-5463 to receive free, confidential help and assistance about a variety of healthcare matters, including Medicare, Medicaid, long term care insurance and fraud detection and prevention... "
Alaska State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP)
from the web site: "Information, counseling, and assistance when you have questions about or problems with: * Medicare * Medicare PaymentAssistance (QMB/SLMB) * Fraud and Abuse * Long Term Care * Medicaid * Medicare Supplements"
Arizona State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
from the web site: "The Arizona State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a free health-benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers. Our mission is to educate, advocate, counsel and empower people to make informed benefit decisions."