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Judge rules against AHCCCS co-pays for childless adults
A federal judge says
U.S. District Judge David Campbell found that federal officials should not have issued a waiver allowing the state’s AHCCCS plan to charge low-income childless adults a co-pay.
The ruling can’t stop AHCCCS from charging those patients, but
it orders the Secretary of Health and Human Services to review the waiver. It’s
the second time a federal judge has ruled HHS shouldn’t have let
The decision came in a case brought by advocates who argue the payments keep the very poor from medical care. They argue it actually costs the state more money because people delay treatment.