Vermont SHIP


This website is sponsored by SHIP - The Vermont State Health Insurance Assistance Program


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This program is designed to provide help with questions or concerns about Medicare related issues to those 65 and over or with disabilities.

Trained counselors and volunteers are located in the Area Agencies on Aging. We are here to help you with any questions or problems you have with Medicare or other health insurance, including the Vermont State programs.

Our counselors resolve insurance confusion in the following programs:

  • Medicare - Parts A, B, C & D
  • Medicaid
  • Medigap Supplemental Insurance
  • VPharm (Vermont's prescription drug coverage program for people with Medicare)

And can help you with...

  • Questions about Medicare, Medicaid or other health insurance coverage
  • Questions about Durable Medical Equipment coverage
  • Selecting and enrolling in a Medicare Part D plan
  • Problems obtaining your medications with Medicare Part D coverage
  • Sorting out confusing medical bills and statements
  • Filing health benefits claims or appealing denial of coverage
  • Identifying and correcting claims errors

Funded in part through a Grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Copyright 2012 - The Vermont State Health Insurance Assistance Program