Providing one-on-one enrollment assistance is an important way to ensure that your Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) clients enroll in the best Medicare coverage option to meet their health care needs. The State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) provide free, local, and unbiased health coverage counseling and information to people who are enrolled in Medicare or who are about to become eligible for Medicare.
This resource provides RWHAP staff and program administrators with an overview of the SHIP program and answers the following questions:
- How can the SHIP program help clients who are eligible for Medicare?
- How can RWHAP program staff become trained SHIP counselors?