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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
Proposed State Rules
Unpublished Final Rules
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 [PDF]
CMS Approval Letter [PDF]
Approved SPA #12-010 [PDF]
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 [PDF]
NF Payment Overview Presentation 1/18/13 [PDF]
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