ARTICLE 1. ADMINISTRATION
In addition to definitions in A.R.S. § 32-1901, the following definitions apply to 4 A.A.C. 23:
"AHCCCS" means the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.
"Annual family income" means the combined yearly gross earned income and unearned
income of all adult individuals within a family unit.
"Earned income" means monetary payments received by an individual as a result of work
performed or rental property owned or leased by the individual, including:
Commissions and fees,
Salaries and tips,
Profit from self-employment,
Profit from rent received from a tenant or boarder, and
Any other monetary payments received by an individual for work performed or rental
"Family unit" means:
A group of individuals residing together who are related by birth, marriage, or
An individual who:
Does not reside with another individual; or
Resides only with another individual or group of individuals to whom the
individual is unrelated by birth, marriage, or adoption.
“Health care decision maker” has the same meaning as in A.R.S. § 12-2291.
“Health care institution” has the same meaning as in A.R.S. § 36-401.
“Licensed health care professional” means a individual who is licensed and regulated under
A.R.S. Title 32, Chapter 7, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 25, 29, or 35.
"Low-income subsidy" means Medicare-provided assistance that may partially or fully
cover the costs of drugs and is based on the income of an individual and, if applicable, the
"Medicare" means a federal health insurance program established under Title XVIII of the
Social Security Act.
"Physician" means a medical practitioner licensed under A.R.S. Title 32, Chapter 13 or 17.
"Physician-in-charge" means a physician who is responsible to the Board for all aspects of a
prescription medication donation program prescribed in A.R.S. § 32-1909 and operated in