Get the information you need for retirement. Go online or talk to someone on the phone.


Get important information about Medicare, including eligibility, benefits, enrollment dates, dual coverage, and other resources. Multi-language services are available.


1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) toll-free
TTY: 1-877-486-2048


Social Security Administration

Get information on Medicare, retirement, deadlines, and more.


1-800-772-1213 toll-free
TTY: 1-800-325-0778


Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

Get personalized health insurance counseling on Medicare, long-term care, and more.


Oahu: 808-586-7299
Neighbor Islands: 1-888-875-9229 toll-free
TTY: 1-866-810-4379 toll-free


Other Resources

Do you have a health plan from your employer?

Contact your Human Resources department.

Do you have a health plan from the U.S. military?

To learn more, contact:
TRICARE: 1 (800) 538-9552 or
Veterans Affairs: 1 (877) 222-8387 or

Do you have a health plan from the Employee Union Trust Fund (EUTF) or other union?

Check with your union or trust fund administrator.

HMSA Resources

We can help you plan for your health care in retirement.

HMSA’s Health Care Planning Guide

Get information on your health plan options, Medicare enrollment, planning for retirement, resources, and more.

To request a guide, call us at:
Oahu: 808-948-5555, option 1
Neighbor Islands: 1-800-620-4672, option 1, toll-free