A Benefit Specialist is a person trained to help persons 60 years and older or person with disabilities having a problem with their private or government benefits. They help figure out what benefits they are entitled to and advise them what they must do to receive them. Benefit specialists can: *Provide accurate and current information on benefits,
* suggest alternative actions to secure benefits or appeal denials of benefits,
*advocate on your behalf with the other parties involved,
*explain what legal action or other possible solution is required;
*refer you to an appropriate attorney.
Benefit specialist can help you with Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, SSI, Social Security, Medical Assistance, Age Discrimination in Employment, Housing Problems, Consumer Problems, Homestead Tax Credit, Supportive Home Services, Veteran's Administration Benefits and other legal and benefit problems. There is no charge for the service.