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PGCSC staff and volunteer benefits counselors provide free, objective information and assistance about insurance and benefits for seniors and caregivers. Services include:

  • Assisting with Medicare and supplemental claims information, appeals, and resolving problems.
  • Information on applying for Social Security, Medicare and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
  • Explaining and comparing Medicare supplemental policies.
  • Information on HMOs, managed care, and options under Medicare.
  • Information on eligibility for low income related programs such as Arizona’s low-income health program (AHCCCS), ALTCS (Arizona’s Medicaid program), SSI, and Arizona’s prescription assistance.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • At least 60 years of age, or disabled or
  • A caregiver or family member of an eligible older adult.

Available in Pinal and Gila counties at the following locations:

  • Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St., Payson, AZ, Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm.  Call 928-474-3779
  • Globe Active Adult Center, 579 S. Broad St., Globe, AZ, Tuesday through Friday, 8 am to 1 pm.  Call 928-425-8863
  • Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens, 8969 W. McCartney Rd., Casa Grande, AZ, by appointment only.  Call 520-836-2758

How to Get Insurance and Benefits Assistance:

Call PGCSC's Central Intake, Screening and Referral telephone line:

(800) 293-9393 or (520) 836-2758

For Information on Medicare Part D

Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance in Other Languages:

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health has created a bilingual hotline to assist individuals with the Medicare Part D enrollment process.  Monday - Friday from 5:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pacific Time. The number to call is 1-866-783-2645.

Special toll-free numbers for assistance with Medicare Rx Drug coverage are now available for speakers of Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin), Korean, and Vietnamese. This is important because 1-800-Medicare assistance is only available in English and Spanish. This toll-free hotline is being made available by the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA).

Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) 1-800-582-4218
Korean --- 1-800-582-4259
Vietnamese --- 1-800-582-4336
English --- 1-800-336-2722

Even More Languages