FEMA cannot provide assistance for
Provide assistance under PA that is covered by another funding source.
Duplicate assistance provided by HHS, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or other federal agencies.
This includes funding provided by the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement Program; the Public Health Crisis Response Cooperative Agreement; the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases; and grants available from the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
Provide PA funding for emergency medical care costs if they are covered by another source, including private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, or a pre-existing private payment agreement.
The Applicant must be able to provide documentation verifying that insurance coverage or any other source of funding, including private insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare, has been pursued or does not exist for the costs associated with emergency medical care and emergency medical evacuations.
Each applicant will need to agree to the stipulation in the grant conditions of all FEMA awards that funding is not also being received from another funding source. FEMA is coordinating with HHS to share information about funding from each agency to assist in the prevention of duplication of benefits.