Government Health Insurance Counselors

How a Government Health Insurance Counselor Can Help

Confused about what kind of benefits your loved one is eligible for? You may benefit from the assistance of a government health insurance counselor.

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP, provides free, one-on-one help with questions about Medicare plans and policies, including Parts A, B, C, and D, as well as Medigap. SHIP government health insurance counselors can help patients and caregivers sort through insurance options, understand medical bills, and appeal Medicare decisions.

Joseph L. Matthews

Joseph Matthews is an attorney and the author of numerous books, including Social Security, Medicare, and Government Pensions, Long-Term Care: How to Plan and Pay for It; How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim; and The Lawyer Who Blew up His Desk. See full bio