Apple Health public health emergency (PHE)

Important: Stay covered! Are you enrolled in Apple Health (Medicaid) coverage? It may be time to complete your renewal. Make sure your address and phone number are up to date so you can stay enrolled. Report a change.

Distributing opioid overdose reversal medications (2SSB 5195)

2SSB 5195 helps to increase access to naloxone for all individuals at risk of an opioid overdose. The law requires hospital emergency departments (EDs) and many certified and licensed behavioral health settings to distribute prepackaged naloxone to individuals at risk of an opioid overdose.

Billing resources

Education materials

Please reference appendices J and K in the toolkits to locate translated versions of these educational materials.

Implementation toolkits

Emergency department (ED)

ED toolkit

ED appendices 

Behavioral health agency (BHA)

BHA toolkit

BHA appendices

Technical assistance


For Medicaid billing and pharmacy questions
Email: Apple Health pharmacy policy

For assistance on billing for opioid reversal medication for uninsured clients
Email: Naloxone Reimbursement

For training, consultation, educational materials, and implementation questions
Email: Tony Walton, adult substance use treatment section manager