Entries by erodriguezjr

HP Visitations and Off Campus Travel

As we have mentioned in the past, we often receive guidance from CMS and the NYS Department of Health at the same time as the general public with regards to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and visitation to our campus. We recently received new guidance to follow and although much of what we have been doing […]

LHRC Visitation Updates with Vaccinations

As we have mentioned in the past, we often receive guidance from CMS and the NYS Department of Health at the same time as the general public with regards to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and visitation to the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. We recently received new guidance to follow, some of which is a […]

COVID Year in Review

This week, we will pass the one year mark since we closed our doors to the public for the first time in our history. A year ago, we had no idea how long the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic would persist or how woefully unprepared we were as a nation to fight it. Though it is […]

AmeriCorps Week 2021

2020 changed our world; many lives and livelihoods lost. Devastating destruction and unimagined challenges faced. Despite those obstacles, each day countless Americans answered the call to serve. They raised their hands. Stood up. Showed up. And volunteered to put their neighbors and complete strangers first. To help make America safer and healthier, more fair, and […]

QUESTION: I have employer insurance coverage, but Medicare is saying I have to sign up for Part B. What do I do?

Medicare Part A, B and D have different rules. This article applies to the rules regarding Medicare Part B only. Your current situation is: you are working, you carry insurance from your employer with Medicare Part A only. Medicare works hard to notify those eligible for Medicare to get signed up in an appropriate manner. […]

QUESTION: Does my mother still need Medicare if she is approved for Medicaid?

Medicaid is an entitlement program that helps to pay medical bills, skilled nursing care, Medicare Part B premiums, and many other benefits. To receive Medicaid you must complete an application and submit financial documents to your County Department of Social Services office (DSS). Medicare is Health Insurance provided by the Federal Government and administered by […]