Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - APPRISE

Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging

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Description of ServiceIn addition to one-on-one counseling, the APPRISE Program holds seminars open to the public on topics such as Medicare Basics, programs to help save money and Medicare Prescription Coverage.

APPRISE counselors are specially trained volunteers. They can answer your questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, (Supplement Insurance) Medicare Advantage plans, long term care insurance and prescription drug benefit. APPRISE counselors have direct access to state and federal Medicare resources. They can:

- Help you understand your Medicare benefits by explaining which services are covered under Parts A and B and your Medicare Summary Notice.
- Help you make informed choices about Medicare coverage options, including Medicare Advantage plans and Medigap policies.
- Help you understand the Medicare appeals process and assist with appeals paperwork.
- Help you select a Medigap insurance policy.
- Explain financial assistance programs that may be available to assist in paying for your Medicare premiums, deductibles and coinsurance, as well as your prescription drug needs.
- Make presentations on Medicare to your organization.
Geographical AreaDauphin
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
Helpful TipsHealth Insurance counseling and assistance program
Client Information
Age GroupSenior Citizens
EligibilityAll Medicare beneficiaries, their families or their caregivers needing assistance
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Shannon Vallier
Contact's Position APPRISE Coordinator
Contact's Phone 717-780-6130
Contact's Email 717-780-6147
Physical Site Address 1 2 South Second Street
Physical Site Address 2 Dauphin County Administration Building, Third Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17101
Main Phone 717-780-6130
Hotline Phone 800-328-0058 ext 6130
Web Address www.dauphincounty.org/government/departments/area_agency_on_aging/apprise_state_health_insurance.php
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging
Affiliated Program: Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging
This Service: Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - APPRISE
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: General Health Insurance Information/Counseling (LH-3500.2500)
Health Insurance Information/Counseling (LH-3500)
Medicare Information/Counseling (LH-3500.5000)