CMS Approves AHCCCS Waiver Request to Add Community Engagement Requirement and Change Retroactive Coverage

PHOENIX, AZ—January 18, 2018 – The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) received 1115 Waiver Amendment approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to implement community engagement requirements for some able bodied AHCCCS members ages 19 to 49, and to limit retroactive coverage for some applicants to the beginning of the month in which the Medicaid application is filed. Continue reading