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416 Young Adult Transitional Insurance (YATI)
Service Package
Customer Costs
Programs and Legal Authorities
The conditions of eligibility for the Young Adult Transitional Insurance (YATI) program are:
Valid application (MA533);
Age 18 to 21 (MA501);
Age 18 to 26 beginning January 1, 2014 (MA501);
Was in the custody of the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) foster care on the day the person turned age 18;
Was receiving AHCCCS Medical Assistance on the day the person turned age 18;
Resident of Arizona (MA531);
Social Security number (MA532);
US citizen (MA507) or appropriate non-citizen status (MA524);
Not incarcerated (MA525);
Apply for potential benefits (MA526); and
Assignment of rights to medical benefits and cooperation (MA503).
Young Adult Transitional Insurance (YATI) Program
The YATI program provides transitional medical care for children leaving foster care.
Service Package
Customers who meet all requirements for the YATI program receive full AHCCCS Medical Assistance coverage.
Customers who meet all requirements except U.S. citizenship or qualified non-citizen status receive emergency services only beginning January 1, 2014.
For a description of the AHCCCS Medical Assistance service packages, see MA302.
Customers approved for coverage under YATI are enrolled in an AHCCCS Health Plan (Chapter 1100).
Emergency Services are paid for by AHCCCS on a fee-for-service basis.
Customer Costs
Customers do not pay a premium for coverage under the YATI program. However, the customer may have co-payments for certain services (MA1202).
Programs and Legal Authorities
This requirement applies to the following programs:
Legal Authorities
42 USC 1396a(a)(10)(A)(i)(IX)
42 CFR 435.150
AAC R9-22-1432