bestgiftTrident AAA SHIP provides personalized counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families. As a Trident AAA SHIP volunteer, you can make a difference in the lives of seniors throughout Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties. Medicare training and certification are provided. Licensed insurance agents are unable to volunteer with the program.

Become a State Health Insurance Volunteer and help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries avoid, detect, and prevent health care fraud. As a volunteer you will provide unbiased, personalized counseling about Medicare, including Medicare benefits and rights, billing problems, health and prescription coverage options and enrollment assistance. SHIP staff and their highly trained volunteers conduct outreach to Medicare beneficiaries in their communities through group presentations, exhibiting at community events, and one-on-one counseling. Their primary goal is to teach Medicare beneficiaries how to protect their personal identity, identify and report errors on their health care bills and identify deceptive health care practices, such as illegal marketing, providing unnecessary or inappropriate services and charging for services that were never provided. Call us at (843) 554-2275 or email aedwards@tridentaaa.org.

Please note: do not include your Medicare, Social Security Number, or Date of Birth.