Tribal EMS Rates SPA


Arizona is submitting a state plan amendment to make a methodology change regarding the calculation of EMS Rates. The proposed methodology would calculate tribal EMS rates by taking two weighted averages of ADHS regulated EMS rates and selecting the greater of the two multiplied by 68.59%. More information regarding the Tribal EMS Rates SPA, can be found below.

Tribal Consultation

AHCCCS consulted with tribal stakeholders regarding the Tribal EMS Rate SPA on July 26, 2018. Furthermore, AHCCCS has worked closely with Tribal Stakeholders on the methodology including the ITAA which issued the following resolution.

ITAA Resolution

DRAFT State Plan Amendment and Public Comment Period

The DRAFT SPA can be found on the link below:

Public notice was posted on July 23, 2018 and comments are being accepted through September 10, 2018. 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