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Question: I was laid off from my job in December 2011. I was being treated for a work related injury. I will require surgey from my injury and im on Worksmans Comp. I need to get health insurance. I cant afford Cobra and looking to see if there is any gov. assistance?

Answer: The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) has the AHCCCS for Families, the AHCCCS Care, and the Health Insurance for Parents of Children programs all of which you may be eligible. There are also programs for pregnant mothers and a program specifically for children. If you are a senior, age 65 or older, there are programs such as Medicaid and Medicare. The eligibility requirements consist of household income levels, residency, and other factors. For more information and to apply, visit the Department of Economic Security website.

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  • I was laid off from my job in December 2011. I was being treated for a work related injury. I will require surgey from my injury and im on Worksmans Comp. I need to get health insurance. I cant afford Cobra and looking to see if there is any gov. assistance?

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