Health Insurance Counseling
S.H.I.N.E – Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone
The SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program provides free health insurance information, assistance, and counseling to Medicare beneficiaries of all ages and others who have questions about insurance and public benefit programs. Cost of service to client is free
About the SHINE Program
HESSCO Elder Services’ SHINE Program staff and a network of certified volunteer counselors provide information about Medicare, Medigap, MassHealth, prescription drug programs, and other health assistance programs. People interested in talking with a SHINE counselor should call HESSCO Elder Services at (781) 784-4944.
To keep them abreast of the latest information, volunteer SHINE Counselors receive ongoing training and supervision from HESSCO’s SHINE Program Director.