Arizona Medicaid is the health program which provides coverage to the disabled people with low income, elderly, pregnant women, children and medically needy individuals.
Medicaid is the largest health program for children in Arizona.
Medicaid program cost is shared by both the Federal and the State Government.
Medicaid provides critical care for the children of low income. It covers all medically necessary needs for the children from visit to doctor, hospital visits, dental care, vision care and screening tests.
Who is eligible for Arizona Medicaid?
v You must live in Arizona.
v Citizen of US or Arizona.
v You must meet the age related and income related requirements.
v Medical certificate for pregnant women.
Every state forms eligibility groups to provide Medicaid to the citizens. Some groups formed are
1) Categorically needy
2) Medically needy
3) Medicare beneficiaries
4) Qualified working disabled individuals
5) Time limited eligibility groups
Medicaid covers following health care services-
ü Doctor’s visits-checkups, prenatal care, specialist care
ü Dental services-Covers full treatment
ü Hospital care-Hospitalization, outpatient and emergency care
ü Long Term Care-Covers nursing home, residential care and home care
ü Prescription drugs
ü Ambulance services
ü Family planning
ü Laboratory tests
ü Immunization shots
ü Eye tests and spectacles
ü Hearing aids
ü Speech therapy
ü Occupational therapy
ü Physical therapy