Alien Emergency Medical Programs

What it is:

An emergency medical program for individuals who do not meet the citizenship or immigration status requirements of other Apple Health programs.

Who is eligible:

Individuals with a qualifying medical condition, which includes at least one of the following:

  • Emergency room care, inpatient admission, or outpatient surgery;
  • A cancer treatment plan;
  • Dialysis treatment;
  • Anti-rejection medication for an organ transplant; or
  • Long-Term Care services

Income and Resources:

Income and resource limits are the same as for the program to which the AEM applications are categorically relatable..

How to Apply:

Individuals with a qualifying emergency medical condition who are:

  • Age 65 or older and not a caretaker for a child under age 18;  
  •  Receiving Medicare; or
  • Seeking long-term care services and are not relatable to a MAGI- based Apple Health program. .

You can apply online at www.washingtonconnection.org or by completing the Application for Long-Term Care/Aged, Blind, Disabled Coverage (HCA 18-005). This application can be downloaded from the  Health Care Authority website.

Individuals with a qualifying emergency medical condition who are:

  • Age 19 to 64;
  • Not receiving Medicare; or
  • Seeking long-term care services and are relatable to a MAGI- based Apple Health program

You can apply by completing the Application for Health Care Coverage (HCA 18-001), This application can be downloaded from the Health Care Authority website.

  

Additional information about Alien Emergency Medical Services is available at Health Care Authority website.

As with all our programs, the only way to know for sure if you are eligible is to apply.