Medicaid(AHCCCS) helps adoptive parents

Camilla Parker and her husband are the adoptive parents of three children. The family has private insurance, but it doesn’t cover all of their children’s medical needs, including their 14-year-old son’s behavioral health needs. Camilla’s children also have health insurance through AHCCCS. It covers what the private insurance doesn’t.

That includes doctor check-ups, dentist appointments and medication. Camilla said that without AHCCCS, her son’s ability to get behavioral health coverage would be limited. “I may not have been able to adopt my son if these services weren’t available, because our private insurance doesn’t cover everything that we need for his behavioral health needs,” she said.


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Evin Schwab gets critical therapy coverage through Medicaid(AHCCCS)

For 8-year-old Evin Schwab, who has autism, the therapies he gets are critical to his development. He gets speech therapy and occupational therapy several times a week. Plus, he also gets habilitation services every week. All of his therapies are covered through Care1st, which is a healthcare plan that provides support and services to meet … Continued

KidsCare passes the House!

Great news about #KidsCare! The bill in the state legislature, known as #HB2127, that seeks to remove the trigger that mandates KidsCare be frozen, and possibly terminated, if the federal funding match drops below 100 percent passed in the House on February 8th! It now goes to the Senate, so stay tuned for updates.