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Arizona Health Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Eligibility Manual

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Eligibility Policy Manual is located on the AHCCCS website and contains specific information about covered services, programs, non-financial conditions for eligibility, income, applications, costs, and Preadmission Screening (PAS) among other topics.


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  • My mother has dementia / Alzheimer's and I am moving my mother from IL to AZ. Do the current power of attorney and medical forms need to be redone in AZ?
  • I live in AZ w/ parents in Florida. Mom recently hospitalized, (treatment for previously diagnosed cancer, terminal) & signed papers for 'Hospice' while heavily medicated w/ morphine. Now bills are thru the roof as Medicare is not covering previously covered expenses. Mom is not "in" hospice care, just using 'pain management for medication'. She is still at home. Where can we get counsel as she signed papers without knowing change in coverage?
  • my mom is in the hospital. she had minor surgery but does not want to do therapy at hospital. Now the doctor is saying they r going to put her in a home but she live with me at home . can the doctor do this with out some type of concent ?
  • how may i check status of ssi claim
  • In the state of Arizona, can a person who has power of attorney or legal guardianship of a minor, attend a truancy hearing in the place the parent?
  • Our living TRUST was updated for the state of California; should it be updated for Arizona since this is now our primary residence?
  • My mother, 66, is having problems with the HOA of her condo. Before cancer, I could have figured out what they're saying and what she agreed to -- not now. Is there someone available to ask?
  • i LIVE IN A SENIOR MOBIL HOME PARK, WE HAVE JUST FOUND OUT IT HAS BEEN SOLD AND THE NEW OWNERS ARE BUILDING AN ASSISTED LIVING HERE. WE NEED TO KNOW OUR RIGHTS, WHAT THEY CAN DO TO US. WE OWN OUR OWN MOBILES AND WENT OUR SPACE. WE ARE A VERY OLD SENIOR PARK AND MOST OF US ARE ON A FIXED INCOME. HELP
  • What is the "senior" age cutoff to qualify for all of the services mentioned here?
  • Small Claims Court -- What are the boundaries of cases that can be brought before this court?

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