Support Patient Centered Palliative Care!

Image courtesy of PeaceHealth 2016 Palliative care is a medical specialty devoted to relieving pain and providing physical, psychological and spiritual comfort to patients who have complex or challenging problems associated with serious illness. It is appropriate for patients of any age with any diagnosis, from cancer to heart, kidney or liver disease. Currently, palliative care is only offered in the hospital. …

4R’s for Fighting Medicare Fraud!

The 4R’s for Fighting Medicare Fraud By: Whatcom SHIBA volunteers Parker is a 78 year old Whatcom County resident. He ordered his Medicare diabetic supplies from a mail order diabetic supply company that overcharged him for a whole year before it was detected. He contacted the State Health Insurance Benefit Advisors (SHIBA) office in Bellingham, WA for advice and support. …

Free “Welcome to Medicare” Class Offered at Whatcom Community College

Join us for a FREE, unbiased “Welcome to Medicare” class! We’ll cover: • Medicare A, B, C and D • Help you understand your Medicare benefits and options • Help paying for Medicare if you qualify • Wellness benefits • How to avoid becoming a victim of Medicare fraud Location Whatcom Community College Date/Time/Address   1 FREE session Time: 5:30 …