Insurance Services

EPIC (ELDERLY PHARMACEUTICAL INSURANCE COVERAGE)

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceA cost sharing prescription plan for senior citizens who need help paying for their prescriptions. The deductions are based on yearly incomes, seniors with moderate incomes pay a low quarterly fee, and participate in the Fee Plan and seniors with higher incomes meet an annual deductible, and participate in the Deductible Plan.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester Counties)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureHelpline: 800-332-3742 TTY: 800-290-9138 Email: epichealth.ny.gov Website: www.health.ny.gov (click Insurance programs on right side of webpage, then click on EPIC from the list)
Intake RequirementsApplication required (English and Spanish available)
Additional RequirementsIncome verification, Proof of age
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityNew York state residents, ages 65 and up
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12237
Main Phone 866-881-2809 (Public Health Duty Officer Helpline)
Emergency/After Hours Phone 800-872-2777 (NYS AIDS After Hours Hotline)
TDD Phone 800-662-1220 (TTY: Health Insurance)
Other Phone 855-355-5777 (Health Insurance); 800-942-3858 (Child and Adult Food Hotline); 800-233-7432 (HIV/AIDS General information, Spanish)
Service Location Email dohweb@health.ny.gov
Web Address https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Affiliated Program: EPIC (ELDERLY PHARMACEUTICAL INSURANCE COVERAGE)
This Service: Insurance Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Older Adults (YB-8000)
Prescription Expense Assistance (LH-5100.6500)