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Program Focus:
The focus of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is to educate Medicare beneficiaries and anyone over the age of 60 so they can make informed decisions about benefits issues based on their circumstances and needs.

What Are Some of The Programs a Counselor Can Help You With?

-Medicare Supplemental Insurance
-Long Term Care Insurance
-Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
-Social Security
-Housing Problems
-Food Stamps
-Prescription Drug Assistance

Who is Eligible for SHIP Services?

Medicare beneficiaries and anyone 60 years of age or older who live in the BRADD counties (Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren) are eligible for SHIP services.

What Does the Benefits Counseling Service Cost?

There is no charge for the service. The Barren River SHIP/Benefits Counsling Program is funded through a grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Older Americans Act.

How can I apply for Benefits Counseling Assistance?

Call 1-866-452-9243 Monday – Thursday 9am to 6pm

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