Number of dialysis patients statewide: 14,022
This state does not currently offer Medigap insurance to dialysis patients under 65.
Medicare, a federal program, pays for dialysis for over 80% of dialysis treatments. However, many issues concerning dialysis patients are actually handled at the state level.
Arizona Dialysis Patient Resources
#15 Intermountain End Stage Renal Disease Network
165 S. Union Blvd., Suite 466
Lakewood, CO 80228
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
- Adult Programs: Arizona’s Medicaid agency that offers health care programs to serve Arizona residents. Individuals must meet certain income and other requirements to obtain services
- Programs for Children: KidsCare is affordable health insurance for children 18 years old or younger. KidsCare is provided by the State of Arizona and is administered by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).
- Additional Programs: Health Insurance for Adults without children (AHCCCS) Health insurance for adults without children.
Health Reform Status:
Exchange: The federal government will run the health insurance exchange in Arizona.
Medicaid: It is unknown at this time whether the state will expand Medicaid eligibility.