On April 12th, the USCG came out with a bulletin from the National Maritime Center (NMC) announcing several changes to the Mariner Medical Evaluations Division. These changes were made with the intention of improving customer service, while at the same time, ensuring public safety remains the priority for the issuance of Mariner credentials at the NMC.
The following are a list of the changes,
Mariner Medical Point of Contact
Increase in head count of government medical personnel on staff
New Medical Services Contract
Adjustments to medical screening procedures aimed at reducing application processing delays
Getting medical clearance to go to work is an important issue to our industry, how is this new medical eval process working?