Senior loses Medicare benefits after suffering heart attack

State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff says he's reaching out to federal lawmakers for answers.

News 12 Staff

Mar 4, 2024, 12:17 PM

Updated 41 days ago

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Mark Schachter, a small business owner of Hamden, lost his Medicare coverage in the wake of a heart attack.
Schachter, whose business provides security guards to companies in Stamford, Bridgeport and Trumbull, says he lost his Medicare benefits because he missed two payments after suffering a heart attack, despite catching up on his payments after returning home from the hospital.
Schachter says he has reported the problem to Social Security, but almost a year later, his benefits have still not been reinstated.
State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff says he's reaching out to federal lawmakers for answers.


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