State Health Insurance Assistance Program
SHIP provides information, counseling and assistance to
Information on eligibility and benefits for Medicare programs including enrollment in a Part D, prescription drug benefit plan, general Medicare coverage and limitations. To enroll in Medicare contact the Social Security Administration.
Assistance with claims, requests for reconsiderations, and appeal processes for Medicare and Supplemental Insurance (Medigap). To view the current Medigap comparison guide, click here.
Volunteer Counselors can help determine health insurance needs and provide unbiased information to assist the consumer in making informed decisions about their health and long-term care insurances.
Outreach information to seniors and their families through meetings, seminars, classes, health fairs, senior fairs and the media.
Referrals to other state and community services. Anyone needing help with Medicaid eligibility should contact the Nevada State Division of Welfare and Supportive Services. To view current income/resource limits for Medicaid and low income subsidy (LIS), click here. For explanation of how poverty levels affect eligibility for many Federal public benefit programs, click here.
Spanish-speaking counselors are available in
Southern Nevada through Salud En Acción, (702) 759-0874.
Necesita un consejero de Medicare que habla espanol?
Por favo comuniquese con Salud En Acción, al (702) 759-0874.
Please contact us if you would like information on Nevada Medicare Supplemental Insurance (Medigap)
800-307-4444 or 702-486-3478
Last Updated: 05/24/2013
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