Eligibility

The Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities is where you begin the process to determine what services you or your loved one may qualify to receive, funded through the State of Arizona.  

Step 1 - Review these helpful documents on the DDD website:

Step 2 - Determine eligibility and apply AZDES/DDD Services

Step 3 - Determine eligibility for ALTCS (AZ Long Term Care)

ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System) provides the Medicaid-funded (Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System) services for you or your loved one who qualifies through DDD. https://www.azahcccs.gov/Members/Downloads/Publications/DE-828_english.pdf  

Another helpful resource

The Arizona Administrative code, Chapter 6, provides extensive, helpful information as well: http://apps.azsos.gov/public_services/Title_06/6-06.pdf