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Medicaid beneficiaries appear to be vulnerable following Hurricane Florence. The wildfires in California, as well as Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and now Florence demonstrate and present new challenges. The intensity of the wildfires and the incredible rainfall brought far worse risks to life, property, and recovery than prior natural disasters would…
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A healthcare professional’s natural disaster survival guide. Editor’s Note: Dr. Zirkman, Chief Medical Advisor for CarolinaEast Medical Center, spent the last week preparing for and weathering the wrath of Hurricane Florence, which, at the time, had left at least five dead, necessitated dozens of rescues, and cut power to a…
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CMS provides Medicare waivers for providers dealing with natural disasters. I live in North Carolina, and as most of you have seen on the news, we just underwent a natural disaster. Its name is Hurricane Florence. Our Governor has declared a state of emergency, and this declaration is extremely important…