§ 36-2981 Definitions
§ 36-2982 Children’s health insurance program; administration; nonentitlement; enrollment; eligibility
§ 36-2983 Eligibility for the program
§ 36-2985 Notice of program suspension; spending limitation
§ 36-2986
§ 36-2987 Reimbursement for the program
§ 36-2988 Delivery of services; health plans; requirements
§ 36-2989 Covered health and medical services; modifications; related delivery of service requirements
§ 36-2990 Quality of health care monitoring standard; development; adoption; use; additional monitoring; costs
§ 36-2991 Fraud; penalties; enforcement; violation; classification
§ 36-2992 Duty to report fraud or abuse; immunity; unprofessional conduct
§ 36-2993 Prohibited acts; penalties
§ 36-2994 Monthly financial report
§ 36-2995 Children’s health insurance program fund; sources of monies; use; reversion; claims
§ 36-2998 Qualifying plans

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 29 > Article 4

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means a health plan that contracts with the administration for the provision of hospitalization and medical care to members according to the provisions of this article or a qualifying plan. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Director: means the director of the administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Federal poverty level: means the federal poverty level guidelines published annually by the United States department of health and human services. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health plan: means an entity that contracts with the administration for services provided pursuant to article 1 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Member: means a person who is eligible for and enrolled in the program, who is under nineteen years of age and whose gross household income meets the following requirements:

    (a) Beginning on November 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999, has income at or below one hundred fifty per cent of the federal poverty level. See Arizona Laws 36-2981

  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Noncontracting provider: means an entity that provides hospital or medical care but does not have a contract or subcontract with the administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Physician: means a person licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Primary care physician: means a physician who is a family practitioner, general practitioner, pediatrician, general internist, obstetrician or gynecologist. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Primary care practitioner: means a nurse practitioner who is certified pursuant to title 32, chapter 15 or a physician assistant who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 25 and who is acting within the respective scope of practice of those chapters. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Program: means the children's health insurance program. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualifying plan: means a contractor that contracts with the state pursuant to section 38-651 to provide health and accident insurance for state employees and that provides services to members pursuant to section 36-2989, subsection A. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Special health care district: means a special health care district organized pursuant to title 48, chapter 31. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • Tribal facility: means a facility that is operated by an Indian tribe and that is authorized to provide services pursuant to Public Law 93-638, as amended. See Arizona Laws 36-2981
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215