Ariz. Admin. Code § R9-28-802 - TEFRA Liens - Filings

Current through Register Vol. 27, No. 52, December 24, 2021

A. Except for members under R9-28-803, AHCCCS shall file a TEFRA lien against the real property of all members who are:
1. Receiving ALTCS services, and
2. 55 years of age or older, and

3. Permanently institutionalized.

B. A rebuttable presumption exists that a member is permanently institutionalized if the member has continually resided in a nursing facility, Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID), or other medical institution defined in 42 CFR 435.1010 for 90 or more consecutive days. A member may rebut the presumption by providing a written opinion from a treating physician, rendered to a reasonable degree of medical certainty, that the member's condition is likely to improve to the point that the member will be discharged from the medical institution and will be capable of returning home by a date certain.
C. A TEFRA lien may also be imposed against the property of a member where a court judgment determined that benefits were incorrectly paid on behalf of the member.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R9-28-802
Adopted effective October 1, 1988, filed September 1, 1988 (Supp. 88-3). Amended effective November 5, 1993 (Supp. 93-4). Section repealed; new Section adopted effective August 11, 1997 (Supp. 97-3). Section repealed; new Section adopted by final rulemaking at 6 A.A.R. 3365, effective August 7, 2000 (Supp. 00-3). Section repealed by final rulemaking at 10 A.A.R. 820, effective April 3, 2004 (Supp. 04-1). New Section made by final rulemaking at 14 A.A.R. 3791, effective November 8, 2008 (Supp. 08-3). Amended by final rulemaking at 24 A.A.R. 670, effective 5/5/2018.

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