An official website of the State of Georgia.
How you know
The .gov means it’s official.
Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Still not sure?
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
GeorgiaCares is now Georgia SHIP
Find GeorgiaCares Medicare information here.
Georgia SHIP provides free, unbiased information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers with health and drug plans.
Georgia SHIP helps people with Medicare understand their benefits and make informed decisions about health care options.
Local assistance is available for health insurance related issues, including Medicare, prescription drug assistance, financial assistance programs, and long-term care insurance.
Georgia SHIP services are provided through three Area Agencies on Aging – Action Pact, Inc., the Senior Citizens Council of Greater Augusta and the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), Georgia, Inc. – as well as the Georgia Legal Services Program in the Atlanta metro area.
You can speak to a Georgia SHIP counselor for Medicare assistance anytime Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Call 1-866-552-4464 and select Option 4.