HICAP (the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) offers free, one-on-one Medicare counseling.

Trained volunteer counselors can answer your questions and help you understand your Medicare rights and benefits, including how to appeal denials of coverage; Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap policies); Medicare Advantage plans; employee and retiree coverage; and long-term care insurance. Legal help and representation at Medicare appeals or adminstrative hearings are also available.  

HICAP provides free educational presentations on Medicare and related topics.

HICAP counselors do not sell, recommend, or endorse any insurance product, agent, insurance company, or health plan.

HICAP appointments are booked on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Woodland Senior Center.  Please call (530) 661-2001 to schedule a HICAP appointment.

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