Office for the Aging


Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance - HIICAP

HIICAP provides free, accurate and objective information, counseling, assistance and advocacy on Medicare, private health insurance, and related health coverage plans. HIICAP helps people with Medicare, their representatives, or persons soon to be eligible for Medicare.

To learn more about NYSOFA's HIICAP program and how to access information, please visit our programs and services page.

To contact a HIICAP counselor in your area, call 1-800-701-0501 or visit our HIICAP local Offices page.

Overview of Medicare

Medicare Prescription Drug Information for New York

2020 New York Stand-Alone Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
2020 New York State Benchmark Plans English
2020 New York State Benchmark Plans Spanish

Where to Get Help Paying for Prescriptions?

View of a copy of the 2020 Medicare and You Handbook

To report suspected Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and Abuse

HIICAP Counselor's HIICAP Notebook