Senior Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

Do you have questions about your
Medicare Part D Coverage?

Your local SHIIP Volunteer Counselors are specially trained to answer your questions. 
To schedule an appointment with a SHIIP Volunteer Counselor in your area call Services on Aging, 919-731-1591. 
Be sure to bring your Medicare card and a list of your current medications (either a print-out from your pharmacy or your medicine bottles) with you to your appointment. 
You may also qualify for LIS (Low Income Subsidy) if you are below certain income guidelines. Your SHIIP counselor can help you determine if you qualify and help you apply for the LIS program based on the following chart.
Coverage Type
Below $16,755
Below $13,070
Below $22,695
Below $26,102
Counseling Topics
Counseling Topics Include:
  • Employer Group Health Care Benefits
  • LIS (Extra Help) Application Assistance
  • Medicare Advantage Plans Comparisons
  • Medicare Supplement Comparisons
  • New Medicare Beneficiary Enrollment Questions and Answers
  • Part A and Part B Benefits
  • Prescription Drug Plan Comparisons