Kentucky State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Address: 275 East Main Street
Frankfort

The Kentucky State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides information, counseling and assistance to seniors and disabled individuals, their family members and caregivers.  This service is provided at no charge by local, well-trained counselors.   This program provides information, counseling and assistance to seniors and disabled individuals, their family members and caregivers at no charge by local, well-trained counselors.  Information and assistance services available through a large counselor network, providing health insurance information on benefits to persons eligible for Medicare.
SHIP works in partnership with the Kentucky Medicare Partners to provide outreach and education to people with Medicare
SHIP Services:

  • Provides one-on-one conseling by telephone or in person. 
  • Provides presentations to community groups 
  • Provides printed material 
  • Provides referrals (connections to other agencies)

SHIP Can Help You:

  • Understand Medicare and/or Medicaid coverage and supplemental insurance. 
  • Understand and compare supplemental policies and plans 
  • Provide assistance in filling out prescription drug discount program applications 
  • Provide assistance in applying for for public benefits
  • SHIP also works in partnership with the Kentucky Medicare Partners to provide outreach and education to people with Medicare.

The statewide SHIP toll free-number within Kentucky is: 1-877-293-7447 
List of Local SHIP Coordinators:

http://chfs.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/672FBFA7-28DC-4DE7-AF42-DA0762C0D41E/0/SHIPCoordinatorList20110328.pdf

 

 

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