Hurricane Florence and Medicare Disaster Related North Carolina, South Carolina, and the Commonwealth of Virginia Claims - Revised

MLN Matters Number: SE18014 Revised
Article Release Date: October 10, 2018

On September 10, 2018, pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, President Trump declared that, as a result of the effects of Hurricane Florence, an emergency exists in North Carolina and South Carolina. On September 11, 2018, President Trump declared an emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a result of Hurricane Florence. Also, on September 11, 2018, Secretary Azar of the Department of Health & Human Services declared that a public health emergency exists in North Carolina and South Carolina and authorized waivers and modifications under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act (the Act), retroactive to September 7, 2018, for the State of North Carolina and retroactive to September 8, 2018, for the State of South Carolina. On September 12, Secretary Azar declared a public health emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia, retroactive to September 8, 2018.

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Last Updated Oct 11, 2018