All of these websites have full citations on the Sources Page.

Arizona Department of Economic Security Resources:
This webpage explains the Refugee Medical Assistant Program (RMAP) and provides contacts within Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) representatives.

This page provides a short explanation of the tenets of the Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP) as they apply to the Arizona Department of Economic Security. It also provides links for additional materials, program services and upcoming events for refugee cultural adjustment.

Arizona Resettlement Program Resources. This link contains PDFs of State letters and a the Notice of Privacy Practices for Arizona practitioners. This site also contains links to audio recordings of different Refugee experiences with resettlement in Arizona.

Arizona Department of Health Service:

HIPAA Information:
Department of Health and Human Services website. This is an important site to learn about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how they were formed. This website also outlines Health Information Privacy, which is Valuable for Refugees due to the political issues linked to their relocation.

Arizona's Medicaid Agency:
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) website. Since many Refugees have AHCCCS, this is a good resource to have in case any confusion or questions arise regarding the benefits.

Don't Get Dropped Arizona!:
AHCCCS eligibility is changing and the dates do not always agree with the health needs of refugees. Don't Get Dropped is a grassroots campaign that encourages AHCCCS members to pay close attention to the letters that they receive, especially because members unknowingly "fall off" enrollment and then are unable to renew smoothly.


Arizona Self Help
A site to prescreen and find out if you qualify for Food Stamps and other services (1-800-352-8401). Spanish version also available.


Health-e-Arizona
Online application for Medical, Food and Cash Assistance. Spanish version available also.


Pima County Access Program (PCAP)
A medical discount program linking low-income, uninsured residents of Pima County with an affordable, comprehensive and coordinated network of health care providers.


Pima County Prescription Discount Card