APPRISE is a health insurance counseling program designed to help Pennsylvanians with Medicare. Counselors are specifically trained volunteers or agency staff who can answer questions about Medicare and provide objective, easy-to-understand information about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance. Apprise counselors also are located at the GECAC operated Senior Citizen Centers.

Participation Requirements:

Provide appropriate information related to insurance problems.


Pennsylvania Health Law Project is a nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. To visit their website go to .

Low-Income Subsidy Fact Sheet Low-Income Subsidy Fact Sheet (41 KB)

Medicare Savings Programs Fact Sheet Medicare Savings Programs Fact Sheet (43 KB)