Provides information, counseling and advocacy regarding different types of health insurance. Covers Medicare, supplemental health insurance, and long-term care insurance. Assists with understanding and evaluating Medicare and supplemental health insurance coverage and policies. Provides facts and information about different types of coverage. Helps set up record-keeping systems for claims and payments. Assists individuals in understanding and exercising their rights as healthcare consumers.
Agency: SELF-HELP FOR THE ELDERLY
Languages Available: Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, Tagalog, Vietnamese, English
Payment Description: No fee
Intake and Eligibility: Seniors (age 65 or older) and disabled individuals eligible for Medicare, their families or representatives.