Washington Apple Health Naturopathic Medicaid Insurance Coverage

Changes in benefits coming for Washington Apple Health (Medicaid)

Effective January 1, 2014, these benefits change due to legislative action:

  • Restores dental services for adults.
  • Removes limits on mental health professional visits.
  • Expands providers of mental health services.
  • Covers the shingles vaccination for clients age 60 and older.
  • Covers screening for autism for children up to 36 months of age.
  • Covers naturopathic physicians providing primary care services.
  • Covers screening, brief intervention, and referral for treatment (SBIRT) for substance abuse, including alcohol and drugs.
  • Covers oral contraceptives prescriptions for 12 months at a time.

Subject to eligibility, these changes affect clients covered by managed care or fee-for-service.

For more information, visit www.hca.wa.gov/medicaid/pages/client.aspx