CMS has authorized waivers for the state of Florida in response to the effects of Hurricane Michael and First Coast will accommodate providers who are located in affected counties.
Follow this link to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Hurricane Center.
This special edition article is intended for providers and suppliers who submit claims to Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries in Florida who were affected by Hurricane Michael. This article was revised October 12 to add information regarding the emergency declared for the state of Georgia as a result of Hurricane Michael. [SE18021]
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.
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.