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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
1-866-55AGING (option 4)

Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15 - December 7.

Call GeorgiaCares at 1-866-552-4464 and press Option 4

to speak to a certified counselor today.

Your health needs change from year to year. Compare your current plan to new options and see if you can lower some costs or find a plan that better suit your needs. Open Enrollment is the one time of year when ALL people with Medicare can see what new benefits Medicare has to offer and make changes to their coverage.

GeorgiaCares is a private-public partnership, administered by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services (DAS). GeorgiaCares is a volunteer-based program that provides free, unbiased and factual information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers. GeorgiaCares is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and SMP (formerly Senior Medicare Patrol).


Local assistance is available for health insurance related issues including Medicare, Medicaid, financial assistance programs, health error, fraud and abuse and long term care insurance. The GeorgiaCares program is statewide. Services are provided through the twelve (12) Area Agencies on Aging (AAA). For information on your local AAA, call 1-866-552-4464 (option 4).

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Medicare Event Request

GeorgiaCares would like to partner with you on upcoming events. Fill out the Medicare Event Request form and return it to us at mygeorgiacares@yahoo.com. We will make every effort to accommodate your request for a presentation, speaker or one-on-one Medicare counseling on health and drug plans. 


Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15th - December 7th of each year. Call 1-866-552-4464 (Option 4) to ask questions about Medicare and receive your free health and drug plan comparison.

Medicare Open Enrollment Video

Medicare Open Enrollment - Georgia's Department of Human Services Press Release
Americans have seven full weeks, starting Oct. 15, to select new Medicare plans or choose to stay with current coverage. During this year’s Medicare open enrollment period, which ends Dec. 7, the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services and the state’s Area Agencies on Aging will offer free one-on-one assistance and community education presentations to help Georgians make decisions about Medicare health and prescription drug plans. DHS Division of Aging Services Medicare Open Enrollment Press Release.