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Ball vs. Biedess: District of Arizona circuit court ruling

August 1, 2004

United States District Court for the State of Arizona

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is a state agency that receives federal funding to ensure the provision of health care services to Arizona’s Medicaid clients. In the case, representatives of a class of elderly and disabled Medicaid clients stated that they could not rely on their personal care workers. The ruling instructs the agency to offer a rate of pay to attract enough health care workers to deliver all of the services for prescribed for an individual.

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