HHS emPOWER Map 3.0

Over 2.5 million Medicare beneficiaries rely on electricity-dependent medical equipment, such as ventilators, to live independently in their homes. Severe weather and other emergencies, especially those with long power outages, can be life-threatening for these individuals.

The HHS emPOWER Map is updated monthly and displays the total number of at-risk electricity-dependent Medicare beneficiaries in a geographic area, down to the ZIP Code.

The HHS emPOWER Map gives every public health official, emergency manager, hospital, first responder, electric company, and community member the power to discover the electricity-dependent Medicare population in their state, territory, county, and ZIP Code. When combined with real-time severe weather and hazard maps, communities can easily anticipate and plan for the needs of this population during an emergency.

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Source https://empowermap.hhs.gov/
Author U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Maintainer U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Version 3.0
Last Updated August 26, 2019, 17:45 (UTC)
Created August 26, 2019, 17:45 (UTC)