Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

 *We have certified SHIP counselors*

  • SHIP does not endorse or sell insurance; rather, it empowers individuals to make informed choices. SHIP trains counselors who volunteer their time to make a difference for others.
  • SHIP is a free insurance counseling service provided by the Illinois Department on Aging (IDOA).
  • SHIP does not sell or solicit insurance, and is not an insurance plan.
  • SHIP Counsleors provide one-on-one help to senior clients with information needed to make educated decisions about their insurance.
  • SHIP counselors can answer questions about: Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plans, Prescription Drug Coverage through Medicare and other sources, Long-term Care Insurance, Medicare Claims and Appeals, Medicare Beneficiary Rights and Guarantees.