Herkimer County

Health Insurance Information, Counseling, & Assistance Program (HIICAP)

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If you are in need of health insurance information, counseling, and assistance, the Office for the Aging contracts with Catholic Charities of Herkimer County for this service. Please contact Lydia Sexton at 894-9917 for an appointment.
This free online resource helps people with Medicare and their families better understand Medicare and related health assistance programs.
Local HIICAP contact

The Office for the Aging contracts with Catholic Charities of Herkimer County to provide HIICAP services. This link will take you to their website.


The phone number is 894-9917



New York State HIICAP web site
This is a source of information regarding many health insurance issues, including information on Medigap policies. The site has a breakdown on the different types of Medigap policies, the companies offering them, and the cost of the policies!
NYS Attorney General's Office Prescription Drug Price Website
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare Part D Prescription Coverage Information
This site will provide you with valuable information about Medicare Part D coverage. Don't forget you have a local expert to help you with your personal situation; contact our HIICAP (pronounced hi-cap) contractor at Catholic Charities, Lydia @ 894-9917.
There have been some complaints about inappropriate marketing activities by sales agents selling Part D policies. Read the attached to know what you need to know.