Welfare Info

Arizona Medical Assistance Program


What is Arizona Medical Assistance Program?

Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors and individuals with disabilities.  Arizona has expanded coverage to include low-income adults.

Note: Medicaid is sometimes referred to by state specific names. Regardless of the various names, the programs are still Medicaid and are governed by Federal Medicaid law and regulations.


Arizona Medical Assistance Program is administered by Arizona.

Program Requirements

Qualification Requirements Last Updated on 2025-03-01

To be eligible for Arizona Medicaid, you must be a resident of Arizona, a United States citizen or a qualified immigrant (if the person is not a U.S. citizen or qualified immigrant, they may still be eligible for emergency services), have a Social Security number or apply for one unless they cannot get one legally, apply for potential income that may be available, such as unemployment, pensions, and Social Security, and have family income under the income limits. You may also be one of the following:
• Pregnant, or
• Be responsible for a child 17 years of age or younger, or
• Are Blind or have a disability or a family member in your household who is blind or with a disability.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $20,030
2 $27,186
3 $34,341
4 $41,496
5 $48,652
6 $55,807
7 $62,963
8 $70,118

*For households with more than eight people, add $7,155 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

What is the application process for Arizona Medical Assistance Program?

To apply online, please visit the Health-e-Arizona PLUS online application portal.

For additional application information, visit the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) page. You will be able to download an application form directly from the site.

You may also find out if you qualify through the Marketplace application.

Contact Info

Medicaid; CHIP Policies

How to Apply

Medicaid Application Information

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