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Critical Nurse Staffing, Inc. (“CNS”) provides unparalleled health care services to individuals who qualify under a variety of federal programs and, who want to remain in their homes. Our experienced team of Nurse Case Managers will work closely with you and your treating physician to develop a plan of care specifically designed to meet your individual needs. After your treating physician outlines the level of care required, CNS makes certain that the plan is put in place and that our patients are given excellent care in the comfort of their own home. Whatever the plan of care requires, whether that service is 24-hours a day or as a little as one visit per month, CNS provides compassionate, personalized care.
Critical Nurse Staffing, Inc. provides care under a variety of programs serving former Uranium Miners/Millers/Haulers, Department of Energy Contractors & Subcontractors, and Coal Miners. Read below to learn more about these programs.
UNDER THE RADIATION EXPOSURE COMPENSATION ACT (“RECA”)
The RECA program allows for in-home healthcare services to be provided to qualified beneficiaries. The CNS team of experienced nurses specialize in caring for workers who had work related exposures and suffer from illnesses contracted in the uranium industry (Miners, Millers, and Haulers) during the Cold War. This high level of care comes at no cost to the eligible individual. Many former uranium workers suffer from serious medical conditions such as various cancers, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Silicosis, and Pneumoconiosis, to identify a few.
Department of Energy ("DOE") Contractors & Subcontractors
UNDER THE ENERGY EMPLOYEES ILLNESS COMPENSATION PROGRAM ACT (“EEOICPA”)
Since 2006, CNS has been providing its no cost in-home healthcare services to eligible beneficiaries under the EEOICPA, many of whom suffer from chronic diseases such as cancer, chronic Beryllium Disease, Sarcoidosis, Asbestosis, Mesothelioma, Parkinson’s disease, occupational Asthma, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Silicosis, COPD, and Pneumoconiosis all caused by work-related exposure at one of the covered DOE work sites.
UNDER THE DIVISION OF COAL MINE WORKERS COMPENSATION (“DCMWC”)
CNS also provides services to former coal miners who suffer from Coal Miners’ Pneumoconiosis and who are eligible for such services under the DCMWC, also known as the “Black Lung Program.” This specialized care comes at no cost to eligible individual with no deductibles or co-payments. All services are provided in the comfort and privacy of their own home.