A. A person who is seeking services pursuant to this article shall submit an application
for eligibility for the system to the administration which shall review the completed
application to determine if the person meets the residency and if applicable, the
alienage requirements adopted pursuant to § 36-2932, subsection K and the eligibility criteria prescribed in § 36-2934.
B. The administration shall conduct a preadmission screening pursuant to § 36-2936 to determine if the applicant is eligible for services.
C. A person who is a resident of this state and, if not a citizen of the United States,
who meets the alienage requirements of federal law and who meets the eligibility criteria
prescribed in § 36-2934 and who is determined eligible for services pursuant to § 36-2936 shall be enrolled in the system, unless such person is enrolled in the Arizona health
care cost containment system pursuant to article 1 of this chapter and only needs
convalescent care as defined by the director by rule.
D. On enrollment in the system, the administration shall conduct post-eligibility treatment
of income and resources of the member as prescribed in § 36-2932, subsection L.
E. The director may enter into an interagency agreement with the department under which
the department may:
1. Determine whether all persons with developmental disabilities as defined in § 36-551 who apply to the system meet the eligibility criteria prescribed in subsection A
of this section.
2. Conduct preadmission screening pursuant to subsection B of this section on persons
with developmental disabilities as defined in § 36-551 to determine if the applicant is eligible for services.
3. Conduct post-eligibility treatment of income and resources pursuant to subsection
D of this section for a member who has a developmental disability as defined in § 36-551.
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