These special edition articles are intended for providers and suppliers who submit claims to Medicare administrative contractors for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries, who were affected by the October and December 2017 wildfires in the state of California. These articles were revised April 2 to advise providers that the public health emergency declaration and Section 1135 waiver authority have expired. All other information remains the same. [SE17035, SE17037]
Emergency preparedness information for businesses and individuals from Homeland Security.
This is a link to the official website of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) public health emergency web page.
This is a link to the official website of the Florida Division of Emergency Management.
This section of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website will provide up-to-date information for people with Medicare and Medicaid and providers with regards to natural disasters, extreme weather, and emergencies.
Follow this link to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Hurricane Center.
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) strives to ensure that the information available on our provider website is accurate, detailed, and current. Therefore, this is a dynamic site and its content changes daily. It is best to access the site to ensure you have the most current information rather than printing articles or forms that may become obsolete without notice.