Medicaid is a Federal and state entitlement program that provides medical benefits to low-income individuals who have no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Oklahoma Medicaid guarantees coverage for basic health and long-term care services based upon income and/or resources for eligible Oklahoma residents.
The Senior Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHICP) is a division of the OK State Insurance Department helping to inform the public about Medicare and other senior health insurance issues. This division provides accurate and objective counseling, assistance and advocacy relating to Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage, Long-Term Care and other related health coverage plans for Medicare beneficiaries, their representatives, or persons soon to be eligible for Medicare. You can call the program at 800-763-2828.