Arizona currently operates one 1115 demonstration waiver and serves all children with disabilities through this program. View Arizona's Health Care Cost Containment System Page. Because Arizona operates its program through a demonstration waiver, some federal rules are waived.

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Last updated 12/9/21

Programs in Arizona

  • Target Population: Children of all ages with disabilities as determined by state guidelines
  • Levels of Care: Intermediate Care Facility, Nursing Facility, Hospital
  • Income Waiver: If a child qualifies based on disability, eligibility is based on the child's income only. Parent income is not counted.
  • Waiver Type: 1115
  • Spots: unlimited
  • Expiration Date: 9/30/2022
  • Description: The following services are available: attendant care, day treatment and training, employment services and supports, habilitation, home health aide, home modifications, home nursing, housekeeping, medical services, respiratory therapy, therapies, and transportation.
  • Online State Information: Assistance can be found at the Division of Developmental Disabilities or through the Long Term Care program (ALTCS).
  • Official Federal Information
  • How to Apply: Go to AHCCCS to begin the application process.
  • Waiting List: There may be waiting lists for some services.