Medicare Counseling

The Greater Nashville Regional Council is part of a national network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP). SHIP is a Federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) grant program that helps states enhance and support a network of local programs, staff, and volunteers. 

GNRC’s Medicare Counselors provide free, confidential and non-biased information to Medicare beneficiaries, their representatives and those who will soon be eligible for Medicare. Call 1-877-801-0044 for more information or click here to have a counselor contact you.

Click here to view the 2022 Medicare Income Guidelines.      [SPANISH Version Available here]

Click here to access the 2022 Part D Prescription Plan Worksheet

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How can we help?

Information provided through the national SHIP Medicare counseling program has saved clients thousands of dollars on prescription drugs or helped identify the best program for their needs. The short videos below offer a glimpse of how this program could help you.

SHIP Success Stories Video
SHIP Success Stories Video
SHIP Success Stories Video
SHIP Success Stories from the SHIP National Network.

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We are conducting a survey to help better understand how COVID-19 has impacted you and your access to health care. Your responses will help us better serve our Medicare clients. Click here to complete this quick survey online! For a printable copy of the survey, click here.     (Espanol)


GNRC serves Middle Tennessee by providing Medicare counseling through the TN State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). This project was supported, in part by grant numbers 90SA0069-03-00, 2001TNMISH-00, 2001TNMIAA-00, 2001TNMIDR-00, 90MPPG006, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.