Declaration of State Emergency – North Carolina + South Carolina


September 29, 2022

This is to inform you that as of September 28, 2022, a state of emergency has been declared for South Carolina and North Carolina in response to Hurricane Ian.

  • South Carolina effective 9/28/2022 until 10/13/2022
  • North Carolina effective 9/28/2022 until 10/28/2022


During the emergency declaration period, NHC Advantage is making the following accommodations for members residing in the impacted areas:

  • Members may receive Part A/B and supplemental Part C plan benefits at non-contracted facilities. Part A/B benefits must still be furnished at Medicare certified facilities.
  • All required referrals are waived in full.
  • Plan approved out-of-network cost sharing is reduced to the in-network cost share amounts

This declaration will be in effect as of September 28, 2022. It will remain in effect until October 13th for South Carolina and October 28th for North Carolina.


If you have any questions, please contact the Provider Services number: 1-844-854-6886.

Thank you for being a valued partner.