Entries by erodriguezjr

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 […]

Vaccination Update

The last few weeks have certainly had their ups and downs. Civil unrest at our nation’s Capitol, a new administration in the White House, our county currently sits just under 500 active cases and was over 800 cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) just a few days ago, vaccine administration is underway in the general […]

New Year and Vaccine Update

It has been a very busy few weeks on the Lutheran Campus and greater Chautauqua community as a whole. The holiday season is now behind us. Although it gave us time to reflect and appreciate all that we have and maybe took for granted in the past, unfortunately it left a significant amount of positive […]