AHCCCS Medical Program

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Arizona Health Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Eligibility Manual

The AHCCCS Eligibility Policy Manual contains information about covered services, programs and preadmission screening (PAS)


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is Arizona's version of Medicaid and it provides health insurance to low income Arizonans through a health plan.


AHCCCS Health Plans

What medical services are available through AHCCCS health plans and what to do if you are denied services.

by: Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.

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AHCCCS Informational Brochure

This PDF booklet provides a brief overview of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), the Medicaid agency in Arizona

by: AHCCCS

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