Are AHCCCS and Medicaid the same?

Are AHCCCS and Medicaid the same?

AHCCCS is Arizona’s State Medicaid Program. AHCCCS Members who also have Medicare are called Dual Eligible Members. Being enrolled in the same health plan for Medicare and Medicaid is called “alignment.”

What does AHCCCS pay for?

AHCCCS health plans provide the following medical services: Immunizations (shots) Prescriptions (Not covered if you have Medicare) Lab and X-rays. Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Services for Medicaid eligible children under age 21.

How long does AHCCCS take to approve?

At the latest, 45 calendar days from the application date.

Does AHCCCS have copays?

Some people who get AHCCCS Medicaid benefits are asked to pay copays for some of the AHCCCS medical services that they receive. Copays can be mandatory (also known as required) or optional (also known as nominal) as explained below.

What documents do I need for AHCCCS?

It must be signed, dated and include that person’s address and telephone number. Proof of ALL money your household received from any source last month and this month. Proof that your employment ended and last date paid. Verification of any medical insurance other than AHCCCS.

Who qualifies for Ahcccs in Arizona?

Income. If your family’s income is at or below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) ($18,754 per year for an individual in 2022, $38,295 for a family of four), you may qualify for AHCCCS.

Do you have to pay AHCCCS back?

The Contractor is responsible for payment of AHCCCS medically necessary covered services retroactive to April 1st. However, the Prior Period Coverage time period is April 1st through May 9th (see figure below). timeframe PRIOR to an individual’s month of application for AHCCCS coverage.

How much is EBT per month in Arizona?

SNAP Max Income for Food Stamps Oct. 1, 2019, through Sept. 30, 2020

Household Size Gross Monthly Income Limits (130% of poverty) Max Food Assistance Benefit Monthly
1 $1,354 $194
2 $1,832 $355
3 $2,311 $509
4 $2,790 $646

Is Arizona AHCCCS Medicaid?

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is Arizona’s Medicaid agency that offers health care programs to serve Arizona residents. Individuals must meet certain income and other requirements to obtain services.

How do I apply for AHCCCS medical assistance/KidsCare?

Apply for AHCCCS Medical Assistance/KidsCare. For more information, contact the RBHA in your area: Central Arizona at 800-564-5465; Northern Arizona at 800-640-2123; Southern Arizona at 866-495-6738.

What if I am not eligible for AHCCCS medical assistance?

If you are waiting for your application to be processed or you are not eligible for AHCCCS medical assistance, you may qualify to receive drug and alcohol and mental health treatment services through other funding sources administered by the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA).

What is AHCCCS health insurance?

AHCCCS contracts with several health plans to provide covered services. An AHCCCS health plan works like a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO). The health plan works with doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, specialists, etc. to provide care. You will choose a health plan that covers your zip code area.

Where can I find available health insurance plans in Arizona?

Available Health Plans. For more information, contact the RBHA in your area: Central Arizona at 800-564-5465; Northern Arizona at 800-640-2123; Southern Arizona at 866-495-6738.