Insurance and Legal Assistance
Workforce New York's Disability Program Navigator (607-272-7570, ext. 136) is an excellent resource for help with programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability Insurance.
The New York State Attorney General's Office has a Health Care Bureau that helps consumers with insurance and other problems.
The Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP) of Lifelong (607-273-1511) provides help with Medicare, Medigap, long-term care insurance, and other programs serving seniors.
Cancer Legal Advocacy & Services Project, a project of Legal Services of Central New York, provides legal assistance to individuals and their families living with cancer in Central New York (including Tompkins County). For assistance, call 315-703-6500.
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