Alien Emergency Medical (AEM) clients can access care within the provider’s office setting (outside of the emergency department, inpatient and other outpatient settings) to diagnose and treat COVID-19. This is an expansion of regular AEM coverage which is limited to emergency and hospital services. The emergency rule can be viewed here.
Read details regarding this and other COVID-19 related issues on the Health Care Authority’s (HCA) COVID-19 information page. HCA will update this page as necessary, so please bookmark it and check back regularly. (Andrew Busz, AndrewB@wsha.org)