Update from Alabama Medicaid – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


The Alabama Medicaid Agency (Medicaid) continues to work with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and other state and federal agencies to stay up-to-date on the spread of COVID-19 in Alabama. During the COVID-19 public health emergency, Medicaid made some important changes to better serve recipients. Click on the following links to find resources to help Medicaid recipients stay informed about these changesWhat Recipients Need to Know About Medicaid Changes for the Coronavirus Emergency

New law helps Medicaid recipients during Coronavirus emergency (click here to find out more information).Know the symptoms. Symptoms of COVID-19 consists of either cough or shortness of breath (difficulty breathing) or at least two of the following: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, and new loss of taste or smell. If you experience these symptoms, CALL your provider first.If you are on Medicaid and need help finding a doctor, call 1-800-362-1504 or go to https://medicaid.alabama.gov/ and click on the Provider Directory tab.A COVID-19 information hub was set up by Governor Kay Ivey’s office to answer questions and to compile resources. Visit https://covid19.alabama.gov/.Other COVID-19 Resources:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) https:www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.Alabama Department of Public Health
(ADPH) http://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19/index.html.For general COVID-19 questions, call ADPH at 1-800-270-7268 or email [email protected]. Telephone calls are answered from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Interpreters are available.
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