HIICAP - Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program
of Herkimer County
What is HIICAP
HIICAP of Herkimer County works directly with Medicare beneficiaries to educate them about the Medicare Program, Medigap policies, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage Plans, Long-term Care Insurance, Low-Income Subsidy Programs, employer-sponsored insurance, and other health insurance programs available in New York State.
HIICAP also provides information on low-income programs such as the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) Program, Medicare savings programs, "Extra Help" prescription assistance, and pharmacy discount programs. New York State has a number of programs for those with lower incomes that make it easier to afford health care. These programs may pay part of your monthly costs, offer discounts or provide full medical coverage.