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Health Insurance Information
We can help you through the mazes of
HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Are you struggling with questions like these? . . .
How do I go about enrolling in Medicare?
When do I have to enroll in a Prescription Drug Program?
What will a Medigap Policy do for me?
Am I eligible for EPIC, the NY state prescription drug program?
Is extra help available to pay for prescription drug costs?
How does Medicaid work with Medicare?
HIICAP health counselors at Lifelong (273-1511) and the Tompkins County Office for the Aging (274-5482) can help you find answers to these and similar health insurance questions. Why not arrange to speak with one of these counselors? Counseling sessions are private and available by appointment on Wednesdays each month. Other appointment times may be made by special arrangement. Phone consultations and home visits are also available.
Bring the following with you to the HIICAP appointment:
1. Complete list of your prescriptions including dosages and frequency;
2. Your Medicare card; and
3. Any other health insurance information, including information about your current Part D plan, if you have one.
HIICAP services are rendered free of charge.
Learn more about Medicare Part D information from Cornell University Resource Education
for Medicare – CURxED. Click HERE
For even more information, see the Social Security Administration website at www.ssa.gov.