Notification Detail

New AHCCCS Benefits for Adults

10/06/2017

Beginning October 1, 2017, the AHCCCS Program will add new outpatient occupational therapy and emergency dental benefits for adult members 21 years of age or older.  

OUTPATIENT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY BENEFIT:

Beginning October 1, 2017, the AHCCCS Program will add a new outpatient occupational therapy benefit for adult members 21 years of age or older.  This new benefit will cover 15 outpatient occupational therapy visits when they are needed to keep a level of function or help get to a level of function, and 15 outpatient occupational therapy visits to restore a level of function.  This new outpatient occupational therapy benefit will start October 1, 2017.  The outpatient physical therapy visits are covered during each benefit year. 

EMERGENCY DENTAL BENEFIT ($1,000):

Beginning October 1, 2017, the AHCCCS Program will add an Emergency Dental benefit for adult members 21 years of age or older.  This new benefit is limited to a total amount of $1,000 of emergency dental benefits for each 12 month period beginning October 1st through September 30th.