Nursing Facility All-Inclusive Rate (AIR)


Arizona is submitting a state plan amendment (SPA) to change the reimbursement for nursing facility services provided to American Indians by facilities owned or operated by the Indian Health or tribes under PL 93-638 to reflect the outpatient All-Inclusive Rate (AIR) as published in the Federal Register. More information regarding the Nursing Facility (NF) AIR SPA can be found below.

Tribal Consultation

AHCCCS consulted with Tribes regarding the NF AIR SPA on May 7, 2020, and May 21, 2020. Below is a link to more information regarding the May 7th and May 21st Tribal Consultation meetings.

Tribal Consultation 05/07/2020 and 05/21/2020

State Plan Amendment and Public Comment Period

The DRAFT SPA can be found on the link below:

Public notice was posted on May 29, 2020 and comments are being accepted through July 23, 2020. Comments can be submitted through email or mail at the address below.



Attn: Office of Intergovernmental Relations
801 E. Jefferson St., MD 4200
Phoenix, AZ 85034