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Health Insurance Program

 

Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

 

The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIP) counselors provide Medicare beneficiaries with objective information on Medicare benefits, coverage options, supplementing Medicare, prescription drug plans, and available programs that may help pay for medications. The program is committed to helping seniors make educated decisions by providing free and unbiased Medicare insurance counseling by telephone and face to face interactions, public presentations, and media activities.

 

To contact a SHIP counselor or to become a SHIP volunteer in your county, call 1-800-541-7735 or visit www.hsdaas.utah.gov/senior-services

The SHIP counselors in the Bear River Area are located at your local Senior Center. Please call to set up an appointment.

Brigham City
Brigham City Senior Center
24 North 300 West 
Brigham City, UT 84302
(435) 226-1450

Cache County
Cache County Senior Center
240 North 100 East
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 755-1720

Rich County
Bear River Area Agency on Aging
170 North Main
Logan, UT 84321
(877) 772-7242

Tremonton City
Bear River Valley Senior Center
510 West 1000 North 
Tremonton, UT 84337
(435) 257-9455

 

 

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

 

Each year billions of federal dollars are lost annually due to health care fraud, error, and abuse.  The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) empowers and assists Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling and education.

 

The primary goal is to teach Medicare beneficiaries how to protect their personal identity, identify and report errors on health care bills, and identify deceptive health care practices.

 

To report Medicare fraud or abuse, call toll free 1-800-541-7735

 

 

Related links:

www.medicare.gov

www.ssa.gov

www.smpresource.org

www.hsdaas.utah.gov/senior-services