Medicaid in Arizona: What Are Your AHCCCS Benefits?

By |2019-05-10T17:59:07-07:00May 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Like many states, Medicaid in Arizona goes by a different name. For example, California calls its Medicaid program Medi-Cal while in Massachusetts it's MassHealth. In Arizona, Medicaid goes by the name AHCCCS. Pronounced "access" by most people, AHCCCS stands for Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. Arizona was the last state in the union to implement a Medicaid program, holding out until 1982. In this post, we describe how Medicaid works in Arizona, including eligibility requirements and benefits. What Is Medicaid? Medicaid is state-run health [...]