The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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A. The administration shall determine the eligibility of all applicants who may be eligible as qualified medicare beneficiaries only. The administration shall ensure that the calculation of income eligibility requirements is in accordance with federal law and the section 1115 waiver. On determination of qualified medicare beneficiary only eligibility, the administration shall enroll the member in the system.
B. The administration may enroll the member who has been determined eligible as a qualified medicare beneficiary only in a fee-for-service arrangement. The director may enter into a contract with a medicare risk contractor that, in accordance with section 1876 of the social security act, has a contract with the health care financing administration and may pay premiums for enrollment of that member.