ACCA GeorgiaCaresA Private-Public Partnership sponsored by the Department of Human Services, the Division of Aging Services, and the Area Agencies on Aging. Partners include pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies, physicians, hospitals, state universities, and other agencies. Georgia’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and the Senior Medicare Patrol. Trained volunteer counselors help Medicare beneficiaries sort through the complexities of Medicare and related health insurance concerns. Designed to educate and help seniors apply for all available low cost prescription drug assistance programs for FREE!

Georgia Cares Provides Information About:
•  Low cost prescription assistance programs
•  Health Insurance
•  Managed Care
•  Medigap (Medical Supplemental Insurance)
•  Medicare Savings Programs

Georgia Cares Provides Help with:
•  Applying for all low cost prescription assistance programs
•  Understanding your rights as a Medicare beneficiary
•  Analyzing your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN)
•  Comparing and evaluating health insurance and managed care plans
•  Sorting through medical bills and assistance filing medical claims
•  Assistance with complicated Medicare problems
•  Referrals to other appropriate agencies
•  Community education
•  Counseling in person and by phone

Kristi Bates - Program Director, GeorgiaCaresYour local contact for GeorgiaCares is Kristi Bates and she can be reached at 706-549-4850 or you can call the GeorgiaCares office at 1-866-55-AGING or you can learn more at the MyGeorgiaCares website.

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