HICAP Services of Northern California

A Special Program of Legal Services of Northern California

Welcome to HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program)

HICAP Services of Northern California provides free counseling and advocacy services for Medicare beneficiaries residing in El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties.

Call us to schedule a free, unbiased, confidential counseling session with one of our volunteer HICAP Medicare counselors.

How can HICAP help you?

  • Get help with your Medicare questions and problems.
  • Get help with questions about Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) and evaluating a LTCI policy you already have.
  • Ask for a presentation about Medicare to your community organization or group.
  • For more information on how HICAP can help you, see Our Services.


(Current Medicare Card)

New Medicare Cards

Coming April 2018

Your new card will have a new Medicare Number that is unrelated to your Social Security Number to help protect your identity.

Learn more at medicare.gov.

(New Medicare Card)

Are you New to Medicare?

Get started by attending an Introduction to Medicare workshop!

All Workshops are from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Located at 505 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. To reserve a spot, please call (916) 375-3765.

Upcoming Workshop Dates:

  • Wednesday, August 1st
  • Wednesday, August 15th
  • Wednesday, Sept. 5th
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19th
  • Wednesday, October 3rd
  • Wednesday, October 17th

HICAP is not affiliated with any insurance company, nor does the program sell, promote or solicit any type of insurance. California HICAP is part of a national network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) and is supported by the California Department of Aging and Agency on Aging Area 4. This project was supported, in part by grant number 90SAPG0052-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.