Arizona Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in Arizona** then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your Arizona Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.

Arizona Medicaid Overview
The Medicaid program is a federal and state funded program that serves needy individuals and families who meet financial and other eligibility requirements and certain other individuals who lack adequate resources to pay for medical care. The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is Arizona's Medicaid program.

Arizona Medicaid Eligibility
You must be an Arizona resident and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Arizona
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 147% FPL
Age 1-5 141% FPL
Age 6-18 133% FPL

Pregnant Women
156% FPL

Adults
Parents 133% FPL
Other Adults 133% FPL
Is Medicaid Expanding? Yes

Documents You May Need
Proof of citizenship/identity
Proof of immigration status
Proof of income
Proof of resources
If you had insurance, bring the proof in to sign up
Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant

Medicaid Coverage In Arizona
Some benefits include Preventive care, Doctor's visits, Hospital services, Lab and x-rays, Emergency care, Family planning, Dialysis, Surgery, Behavioral health services, Podiatry, pregnancy, immunizations, physical exams, annual well-woman exams, specialist care, Prescription drugs for non-Medicare recipients. Children under 21 also receive dental, vision, hearing services, and Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT). Pre-existing health conditions are covered.

**The information provided above is a general guideline when applying for Arizona Medicaid. These guidelines can change from time to time, because of that we recommend that you contact your local Medicaid office in Arizona to verify the latest eligibility requirments for Medicaid coverage in Arizona.