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State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Help people with Medicare enrollment

Eligibility

Assistance is provided to the general public who calls the Toll-Free Statewide number: 1-877-801-0044.  To speak directly with a SHIP Counselor you may call 844-887-7447.

Explanation of Services

SHIP is a statewide program operating through the state’s nine Area Agencies on Aging & Disability (AAADs). By calling the toll-free number, callers can talk to a SHIP counselor closest to the area in which the caller lives. Counselors work to give accurate and helpful information regarding Medicare and other related health insurances. In the event the counselors are unable to solve a problem, the caller is provided with referral to other resources.

Program Quick Stats

$2,000,000

Medicare savings in East TN

8000

People Reached

2000

Health Fairs Attended

Contact

Area SHIP Counselor 1-877-801-0044

or 

(844) 887-7447

Funding

The Tennessee Commission on Aging & Disability provides funding through a grant from the Administration for Community Living (ACL).

Counties Served

Regional Office, Claiborne County, Campbell County, Anderson County, Knox County, Morgan County, Cocke County, Grainger County, Hamblen County, Jefferson County, Loudon County, Monroe County, Roane County, Scott County, Sevier County, Union County