Many people with disabilities fear that if they return to work and start earning more money, they’ll lose their AHCCCS coverage. Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS means that you don’t have to be afraid. With Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS, if you have a disability and work, you can earn more income and keep your AHCCCS coverage. Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS pays for the same services that standard AHCCCS covers, including visits to the doctor, hospital stays, medical equipment, home care services, and mental health services.

To qualify for Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS,you must be a U.S. citizen or qualifying noncitizen aged 16 – 64, determined blind or disabled, working, and have $5,143 or less in monthly earned income. You may have to pay a small monthly premium of $35 or less.

This article will help you understand:

  • If Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS is right for you
  • Different ways you may qualify for AHCCCS if you have a disability
  • What services it covers
  • How much you will have to pay, and
  • How to sign up.

If, after reading this article, you need more help in understanding Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS, we recommend you talk to trained experts who can help you. Here are some good resources:

  • Call the Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS office at 1-602-417-5010 in Maricopa County or 1-800-528-0142 in the rest of Arizona.
  • Get local help from Healthcare.gov.
  • If you have a disability, talk to un/a consultor/a de incentivos de trabajo to learn more about health programs for people with disabilities.
Highlights
  • If your disability does not qualify you for Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS, you may be able to qualify for AHCCCS through other rules that have no disability requirement.
  • If your income goes up and you no longer qualify for Programa de Libertad para Trabajar de AHCCCS, you may be able to get government help paying for a private insurance plan on Healthcare.gov.
  • You pay a monthly premium that is based on how much income you have.
  • You can get it and Medicare at the same time, if you qualify.
  • If you don’t have any form of health coverage in 2018, you may have to pay a tax penalty.

Observación: DB101 da seguimiento a los cambios en el sistema de atención médica y a las leyes correspondientes. DB101 está actualizado y seguirá actualizándose según sea necesario. Para obtener más noticias acerca del sistema de salud, puede visitar a la Kaiser Family Foundation.