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SHIP has 4 goals. To:
- Educate seniors on health insurance coverage, benefits and consumer rights;
- Provide assistance and education, on a one-on-one basis or through educational forums;
- Protect consumers against fraud or misdirected collections; and to
- Empower consumers to make informed health insurance choices.
The Kentucky State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides information, counseling and help with applying for benefits to anyone over the age of 60 and disabled people , their family members and their caregivers. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass provides this SHIP service in part of Kentucky. Our well-trained SHIP counselors and volunteers assist and educate the general public and people who get Medicare about their benefits options so they can make better decisions about their health care. We help people living in the Bluegrass , FIVCO and Northern Kentucky counties. There is no charge for SHIP services.The SHIP Program does not sell anything.
Bluegrass SHIP Serves Residents in:
Anderson , Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin , Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln , Madison , Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott, and Woodford Counties