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As required in Chapter 213 of Laws 2012, the Arizona legislature passed HB2526, which establishes a tax on
nursing facilities within the State beginning October 1, 2012. Below is more information about the
AZ Administrative Rule 9-28-702 and 703 [56KB]
Since the assessment is neither uniform nor broad-based, Arizona was required to obtain a waiver from
CMS of these requirements. A State Plan Amendment that describes the assessment
structure was also required. Below are links to these federal related documents:
Proposal to CMS [106KB]
CMS Approval Letter [108KB]
Approved SPA #12-010 [495KB]
More information about the process AHCCCS will use to implement the assessment can be found below.
Additional information will be posted as soon it’s available:
AZ Administrative Rule Presentation 1/18/13 [38KB]
NF Payment Overview Presentation 1/18/13 [46KB]