Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Programs (HIICAP) provides free, accurate and objective information, counseling, assistance and advocacy on Medicare, and related health coverage plans. HIICAP helps people with all aspects of Medicare. HIICAP also provides information on low income programs such as Medicaid, the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) Program, Medicare Saving Programs, "Extra Help" prescription assistance and pharmacy discount programs. New York State has a number of programs for those with low incomes that make it easier to afford health insurance. These programs may pay part of your monthly costs, offer discounts or provide full medical coverage.
For more information or to make an appointment please contact Washington County Office of Aging at (518) 746-2420.