Benefits Counseling

The Benefits Counseling Program is designed to answer questions for seniors age 60 and older for those individuals receiving Medicare regardless of age. We can answer important questions concerning public benefits and private insurance.

Benefits Counseling:
• Results in improved financial circumstances and quality of life for the client
• Provides information to make a knowledgeable decision about benefits
• Provides FREE outreach and educational presentations to the community

Lone Star Legal Aid website
Texas Legal Services Center 
Texas Department of Insurance
State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs)

A certified Benefits Counselor can assist with the following services:

• Administrative Appeals
• Community Based Alternative Programs
• Community Resources
• Directive to Physicians
• Elderly Victims of Abuse, Exploitation and Neglect
• Powers of Attorney
• Insurance Fraud
• Long-Term Care Insurance
• Medicaid
• Medicare
• Medicare Savings Programs
• Medicare Part D
• Medicare Supplements
• Social Security
• Supplemental Security Income
• Veteran’s Benefits
• General Assistance and other Income Benefits