Upstate SC ADRC

I-CARE

PROGRAMS    Healthcare Assistance Programs  

Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referrals for Elders program


SHIP in South Carolina is also known as the Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referrals for Elders Program (I-CARE).  The I-CARE Program is a free service and is available to answer questions about the Medicare Prescription Drug Program.  The I-CARE program in not affiliated with any insurance plan and does not sell or indorse any insurance product.  For more information about the I-CARE program (SHIP Counselors), contact the Appalachian Area Agency on Aging at 864-242-9733 or 1-800-434-4036.

Other Areas of Interest

Medicarewww.medicare.gov

Mecicare Part D PDP - Compare Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Senior Medicare Fraud Program - Non-profit National Consumer Protection Technical Resource Center

Medicare Savings Programs - Get an application for QMB or SLMB
Extra Help or Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) - www.ssa.gov

Medicare Supplemental/Medigap Plans"Choosing a Medigap Policy" - medium sized (550Kb) pdf file from the Federal website

SC Medicare Advantage Plans -Pdf file from the Federal website

Downloads

Download and complete this worksheet if you need SHIP/I-CARE staff to prepare a plan comparison report for you.

SHIP/I-CARE Medicare Worksheet

Once completed, please MAIL this form to:

Appalachian Area Agency on Aging
P.O. Box 6668
Greenville, SC  29606-6668
FAX:  864-242-6957