Federal Emergency Services (Health Program ID #000850)
AHCCCS provides emergency health care services through the Federal Emergency Services Program (FESP) for qualified and nonqualified aliens, as specified in 8 USC 1611 et seq. who meet all requirements for Title XIX eligibility as specified in the State Plan except for citizenship.
An “Emergency medical or behavioral health condition” for a FESP member means a medical condition (including labor and delivery) or a behavioral health condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, including extreme pain, such that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably be expected to result in:
- Placing the member’s health in serious jeopardy;
- Serious impairment to bodily functions;
- Serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part; or
- Serious physical harm to self or another person (for behavioral health conditions).