AHCCCS Consultation Meetings with Tribes and I/T/U

The AHCCCS Consultation Meetings with Tribes and I/T/U are held in accordance with the AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Policy. Meetings are held to consult with tribes, Indian Health Service, tribal health programs operated under P.L. 93-638, and urban Indian health programs in Arizona on policy and programmatic changes that may significantly impact American Indian AHCCCS and KidsCare members as well as Indian Health Service (IHS), tribal programs operated under P.L. 93-638, and urban Indian health programs.

Tribal Consultation Meeting Schedule

2017 AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meetings

2017 Meeting Dates

October 18, 2017 – Tribal Consultation Meeting

July 27, 2017 – Tribal Consultation Meeting

April 20, 2017 – Tribal Consultation Meeting

March 9, 2017 – Special Tribal Consultation Teleconference

February 9, 2017 – Special Tribal Consultation Teleconference

January 18, 2017 – Tribal Consultation Meeting

2016 Meeting Dates

December 14, 2016 – Tribal Consultation Meeting

October 20, 2016 - Tribal Consultation Meeting

September 8, 2016 - Tribal Consultation Meeting

July 28, 2016 - Tribal Consultation Meeting

May 18, 2016 – Special Tribal Consultation Meeting

April 21, 2016 – Tribal Consultation Meeting

March 23, 2016 – Special DSRIP Tribal Consultation

February 24, 2016 – Special AIR Tribal Consultation Teleconference

January 20, 2016 – Tribal Consultation Meeting

2015 Meeting Dates

November 23, 2015 – Special Tribal Consultation Teleconference – Hospice and Air Transportation Rates

October 22, 2015 - Tribal Consultation Meeting

September 14, 2015 - Special Tribal Consultation Teleconference

August 21, 2015 - Tribal Consultation Meeting

June 17, 2015 - Special Tribal Consultation Teleconference

April 16, 2015 - Tribal Consultation Meeting

March 4, 2015 – AHCCCS Special Tribal Consultation Teleconference

January 21, 2015 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

2014 Meeting Dates

October 16, 2014 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

September 11, 2014 – Tribal Consultation Expedited Teleconference

July 31, 2014 – Navajo Nation Meeting

June 12, 2014 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

April 17, 2014 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

January 22, 2014 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

2013 Meeting Dates

November 14, 2013 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting (Rescheduled to January 22, 2014)

September 19, 2013 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

August 15, 2013 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

June 25, 2013 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

May 30, 2013 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

March 21, 2013 – Special Meeting with I-T-U Area Directors and Tribal Leaders


February 6, 2013 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

2012 Meeting Dates

December 13, 2012 – AHCCCS Special Tribal Consultation by Conference Call

Meeting Dates:


October 17, 2012 – AHCCCS Public Meeting - The Future of Medicaid and Childless Adults Continuation DRAFT Waiver

September 27, 2012 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

August 21, 2012 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

August 13, 2012 – AHCCCS Special Tribal Consultation Meeting

June 20, 2012 – AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Meeting

March 29, 2012 – Consultation with Tribes, Indian Health Services, Tribal Health Programs Operated Under P.L. 93-638 and Urban Indian Health Programs

January 18, 2012 – Quarterly Face-to-Face AHCCCS Consultation Meeting with Tribes and I/T/U

2011 Meeting Dates

Quarterly Face-to-Face AHCCCS Consultation Meetings with Tribes and I/T/U have yet to be determined for Calendar Year 2012

December 14, 2011 – Quarterly Face-to-Face AHCCCS Consultation Meeting with Tribes and I/T/U

 

October 12, 2011 – AHCCCS/ADES/ADHS Consultation Meeting with Tribes and I/T/U on Eligibility and Enrollment

October 4, 2011 – Special Consultation Meeting by Conference Call with Tribes and I/T/U on Proposed IHS and 638 Payment Methodology SPA

September 22, 2011 – AHCCCS & ADHS Consultation Meeting with Tribes and I/T/U on Specialty RBHA with SMI Health Homes

August 24, 2011 – Quarterly Face-to-Face Consultation Meeting with Tribes and I/T/U

August 4, 2011 – Proposed Payment Methodology for IHS/638 Medical Home Programs & Update to Proposed Changes to Emergency Department Visit Coverage

July 8, 2011 – Changes to Pharmacy Payments to Federally Qualified Health Centers; Changes to Coverage of Emergency Department Visits

July 1, 2011 – Special Consultation Meeting between AHCCCS, ADHS, and Tribal Behavioral Health Programs Operated under P.L. 93-638

June 8, 2011 – AHCCCS Budget Overview & Governor’s Plan for Arizona Medicaid Reform; CMS Clarification Regarding Scenarios in which the State Can Claim 100% FFP; Reimbursement SPAs; CMS SPA Same Page Review: Other Licensed Practitioners; Hospice Benefit Restoration SPA; AHCCCS SPAs Pertinent to Tribes and I/T/U; DFSM Claims Update

March 31, 2011 – AHCCCS Budget Overview & Governor’s Plan for Arizona Medicaid Reform; Health Home for Enrollees with Chronic Conditions; AHCCCS State Plan and Waiver Amendment Overview; Update from Region IX DHHS Tribal Consultation Meeting; Community First Choice Option; Provider Screening Requirements; Educational Resources to Non-I/T/U Providers Regarding AHCCCS AIHP; School Based Claims

February 22, 2011 - Hospice Services SPA; Prohibition on Payments to Institutions or Entities Located Outside of the United States SPA; Consultation with Tribes and I/T/U SPA; and, DHHS Response to Arizona’s Request for MOE Waiver

January 21, 2011 - AHCCCS/AHDS/ADES Executive Budget Update & AHCCCS Proposed Policy Changes

January 10, 2011 - Graduate Medical Education, Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments, Healthcare Acquired Conditions, and State Plan & Waiver Update

  • Meeting Summary
  • Meeting Documents
  • Written Comments

2010 Meeting Dates

December 2, 2010 – Recovery Audit Contractors and AHCCCS Provider Rate Reductions

October 27, 2010 - AHCCCS Update; Pending AHCCCS Items Affecting Tribes and ITU; Update from the AHCCCS Division of Fee-for-Service Management; Ticket to Work Disability Determinations for SMI; ALTCS PAS Tool for Children under Age 6 with Developmental Disabilities; Children's Rehabilitative Services Simplification

September 21, 2010 - Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Rate Freezes

  • Meeting Summary
  • Meeting Documents
  • Written Comments

September 13, 2010 - Adult Vaccinations in Pharmacies

  • Meeting Summary
  • Meeting Documents
  • Written Comments

August 10, 2010 - AHCCCS Update; State Medicaid HIT Plan Update; Section 1115 Waiver Renewal; ALTCS Request for Proposals for Program Contractors; Waiver Update; Update in Procedures for Certification & Licensure of Facilities; DSH Payments & Local Match Opportunities; MIPPA Estate Recovery SPA Request; Prescription Drug Rebate SPA Request

June 3, 2010 - Medicaid HIT/HIE Update; Benefit Changes; Rehabilitation Services; Home Modifications for ALTCS Members; ARRA Provisions Regarding Managed Care & Indian Health Providers; and, Future Meetings

April 28, 2010 - ALTCS Direct Care Worker Training & Testing; AHCCCS Adult Benefit Changes

March 29, 2010 - Medicaid Incentive Payments; AHCCCS Budget Changes; Federal Health Care Reform

March 23, 2010 - Cost Sharing Exemptions for American Indian Medicaid Members

February 23, 2010 - Tribal Consultation Process

January 26, 2010 - AHCCCS Budget in conjunction with ADHS and ADES Budget Updates

January 15, 2010 - Elimination of the Hospice Benefit for Acute Care Adults; Community Transition Services

2009 Meeting Dates

December 28, 2009 - AHCCCS Budget

November 4, 2009 - AHCCCS Budget

September 2, 2009 - AHCCCS Tribal Consultation Policy

July 7, 2009 - ALTCS Tribal Case Management

May 29, 2009 - AHCCCS Budget Update & Alternative Benefit Package

March 6, 2009 - AHCCCS Budget Update & Programmatic Changes

January 15, 2009 - AHCCCS Fee-for-Service (FFS) Rate Changes

2007 Meeting Dates

November 30, 2007 - AHCCCS/ADHS/ADES Tri-Agency Tribal Consultation Session

July 30, 2007 - KidsCare Outreach Funding

  • Meeting Summary
  • Meeting Documents

February 7, 2007 - Governor Napolitano's Legislative Health Agenda

2006 Meeting Dates

July 6, 2006 - DRA Documentation Requirements

  • Meeting Summary
  • Meeting Documents

May 22, 2006 - DRA Documentation Requirements

  • Meeting Summary
  • Meeting Documents


For more information, you may contact Bonnie Talakte, Tribal Relations Liaison, at Bonnie.Talakte@azahcccs.gov