GeorgiaCares is a private-public partnership, administered by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS). GeorgiaCares is a Volunteer-based Program that provides free, unbiased and factual information and assistance to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their caregivers about Medicare, Medicaid and related health insurance issues including Long-Term Care insurance, prescription drug assistance programs and Medicare fraud, error and abuse.

Finding your way through the maze of Medicare insurance and prescription coverage can be very confusing, but GeorgiaCares can help.  GeorgiaCares is a program of the DHS Division of Aging Services and Area Agencies on Aging. Partners include pharmaceutical companies, local pharmacies, physicians, hospitals, state universities and other agencies.

GeorgiaCares is Georgia’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).

* GeorgiaCares is non-biased

* GeorgiaCares services are free.

* GeorgiaCares is not affiliated with any insurance company.

* GeorgiaCares counselors do not sell or solicit any type of insurance.

* GeorgiaCares counselors can help you:

*Understand Medicare, Changes in Medicare, Medicare Summary Notices, Medigap, Medicare Advantage    plans, Medicare Fraud, and Long Term Care insurance;

*Select a prescription plan to meet your needs;

*Sort through medical bills and assist in filing Medicare claims and appeals, prescription assistance applications and Medicare fraud reports;

*Analyze Medicare Supplement and Long Term Care insurance policies.


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