State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Tennessee's State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a statewide program that provides free and objective counseling.  SHIP staff give assistance to persons with questions about Medicare and other related health insurances.  SHIP staff provide answers on any Medicare topic:  Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Medigap, Medicaid and Low Income Programs.  Ask about the Medicare Savings Plans (QMB, SLMB, QI 1).  These programs allow individuals to qualify for assistance from the State to pay for their Medicare Part B Premiums. 

For more information:

Telephone #:  1-877-801-0044

Visit:  http://www.tn.gov/comaging/ship.html

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Tennessee Disability Coalition

The Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. We work together to advocate for public policy that ensures self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion for people with disabilities in areas such as accessibility, education, healthcare, housing, and voting rights.

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Office Address
Tennessee Disability Coalition
955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206

Nashville: (615) 383-9442Toll-free: (888) 643-7811Email: coalition@tndisability.org