APPRISE is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Pennsylvania’s Medicare Beneficiaries. APPRISE has trained staff that will help Pennsylvanians with Medicare, understand their health insurance options and help them make sound decisions about what is best for them.

Aside from Medicare/Medicaid eligibility, the APPRISE program will screen for eligibility for all other programs including:

Medicare Part B & D premium assistance
Fuel Assistance
SNAP Benefits
Claim Filing
Property Tax & Rent Rebates
Consumer Protection and Advocacy