You'll have access to your benefits during a public health emergency or disaster. When one of these events is declared, and until it ends, we'll:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) states that a declaration of disaster may be made by:
- The Stafford Act
- The National Emergencies Act
If the president declares a disaster, the Secretary of Health and Human Services may also authorize waivers or modifications under Section 1135 of the Public Health Service Act.
The public health emergency or state of disaster ends when any of these occur:
We'll let CMS know if we can’t resume normal operations by the end of the public health emergency or state of disaster.
CMS also requires us to:
Aetna members have access to contact information and resources specific to their plans
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