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Rhode Island Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

Agency Type

SSP

, RI

Description

SHIP volunteers provide one-to-one counseling to seniors, adults with disabilities, families and caregivers. The program is designed to help seniors and adults with disabilities understand health care cost and coverage and deal with issues regarding health care. Volunteer SHIP counselors can discuss Medicare, Medicare drug plans, supplemental insurance, Medicare Advantage plans, over insurance, free and reduced-cost medical care programs, federal retiree health insurance, Veterans benefits and long-term care insurance and other programs.

Website

http://adrc.ohhs.ri.gov/information/health_insurance_counseling.php

Information Phone

(401) 462-4000

Source

Intervention Type

Agency/Organization

Intervention Focus

Social Isolation, Loneliness

Audience

Older adults (65+), People with disabilities, Veterans

Technology

No-Tech

Evidence Level

In Review

Resource Type

Organization

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