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State Health Insurance Assistance Program

SHIP/SMP are National programs that empower and assists aging and disabled Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers by way of counseling services, outreach and education.  The SMP program focuses on helping to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse.


SHIP = State Health Insurance (assistance) Program

SMP = Senior Medicare Patrol


Both programs fall under the federal guidance of ACL (Administration for Community Living)

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