State Assistance Programs for SSI Recipients, January 2011

 

Arizona

The state did not respond to our request for 2011 data. The text reflects 2010 information.

State Supplementation

Mandatory Minimum Supplementation

Administration: Division of Aging and Adult Services.

Optional State Supplementation

State does not provide optional supplementation. Program suspended May 1, 2009.

Interim assistance: State participates.

State Assistance for Special Needs

State does not provide assistance for special needs.

Medicaid

Medical assistance is provided through a Title XIX authorized demonstration program—the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)—which is more limited in scope than Medicaid.

Eligibility

Criteria: SSI program guidelines (Title XVI).

Determined by: Social Security Administration.

Medically Needy Program

Arizona Department of Health Services provides funds for the medically needy.

Unpaid Medical Expenses

The Social Security Administration does not obtain this information.