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Question: I have congested heart failure and getting disability then went to jail.. check stop when in jail had to go to er for heart paims from jail bill collector called saying I was getting a warrant if not pay bill is that true

Answer: According to healthcare.gov, Medicaid will not pay for your medical care while you are in jail. Under A.R.S. §31-161, the statute provides that the sheriff may charge a reasonable fee or co-pay of not more than $10 for health services. In other words, the sheriff may charge up to $10 for providing health care services per visit. However, under subsection (e) of A.R.S. 31-161, a sheriff may exempt inmates with certain medical conditions from payment of health care services.

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