Declaration of State Emergency – Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina


September 29, 2022

This is to inform you that a state of emergency has been declared for South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia 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
  • Georgia effective 9/29/2022 until 10/28/2022


During the emergency declaration period, PruittHealth Premier and PruittHealth Premier North Carolina are 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 until October 13th for South Carolina and October 28th for North Carolina and Georgia.

If you have any questions, please contact the Provider Services number at:

NC/SC: 1-855-855-0759 (TTY 711), option #2

GA: 1-855-855-0668 (TTY 711), option #2


Thank you for being a valued partner.