What is Ecu-Health Care?
We are a private non-profit health coverage access program located on 26 Union Street in North Adams. Our mission is to help the uninsured and underinsured residents of North Berkshire access affordable health care.
Ecu-Health Care is the designated outreach and enrollment site in northern Berkshire County for all of the Massachusetts health programs and we also help residents enroll into all supplemental programs associated with Medicare. The programs we help residents access include: The new subsidized and unsubsidized Qualifed Health Plans implemented under national health reform, ConnectorCare, MassHealth, the Health Safety Net, The Children's Medical Security Plan, Medicare Part-D, Prescription Advantage for seniors and the disabled, Medicare premium assistance, reduced fee dental care, and all prescription assistance programs.
Ecu-Health Care also provides financial counseling services for North Adams Regional Hospital, to insure that patients are both aware of, and enroll in all available public health programs.
Who We Serve
We serve all residents from North Adams and towns of Cheshire, Adams, Savoy, Florida, Clarksburg, Williamstown, and New Ashford. We also serve the residents Pownal, Stamford, and Readsboro, VT.
On staff we have trained SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders) counselors, helping elders understand their health benefits and making sure they access all available health care programs they are eligible for. We will be assisting all Medicare beneficiaries both understand, and provide assistance in enrolling in Medicare drug benefit, called Medicare part-D.
We encourage everyone to call us at (413) 663-8711 for prompt assistance.