Office of Administrative Counsel and Rules

Title 9. Health Services

The administrative rules adopted by the Department are listed below and may be reviewed on the webpage for Title 9 of the Arizona Administrative Code on the Secretary of State’s website. Click on the "pdf" or "rtf" link for the Chapters in Title 9 to review the indicated rules. If the rules in the Arizona Administrative Code do not represent the Department’s current rules due to a recent rulemaking, a link is provided below to the Department’s webpage for the recent rulemaking.

  • Chapter 1. Department of Health Services - Administration
    • Article 1. Rules of Practice and Procedure
    • Article 2. Public Participation in Rulemaking
    • Article 3. Disclosure of Medical Records, Payment Records, and Public Health Records
    • Article 4. Codes and Standards Referenced
    • Article 5. Sliding Fee Schedules
  • Chapter 2. Department of Health Services - Tobacco-related Programs
    • Article 1. Smoke-free Arizona
  • Chapter 3. Department of Health Services - Child Care Group Homes
    • Article 1. General
    • Article 2. Certification
    • Article 3. Administration
    • Article 4. Program and Equipment Standards
    • Article 5. Physical Environment Standards
  • Chapter 4. Department of Health Services – Non-communicable Diseases
    • Article 1. Definitions
    • Article 2. Pesticide Illness
    • Article 3. Blood Lead Levels
    • Article 4. Cancer Registry
    • Article 5. Birth Defects Monitoring Program
  • Chapter 5. Department of Health Services - Child Care Facilities
    • Article 1. General
    • Article 2. Facility Licensure
    • Article 3. Facility Administration
    • Article 4. Facility Staff
    • Article 5. Facility Program and Equipment
    • Article 6. Physical Plant of a Facility
  • Chapter 6. Department of Health Services - Communicable Diseases and Infestations
    • Article 1. General
    • Article 2. Communicable Disease and Infestation Reporting
    • Article 3. Control Measures for Communicable Diseases and Infestations
    • Article 4. AIDS Drug Assistance Program Fund
    • Article 5. Rabies Control
    • Article 6. Reporting Post-exposure Rabies Prophylaxis
    • Article 7. Required Immunizations for Child Care or School Entry
    • Article 8. Assaults on Public Safety Employees and Volunteers
    • Article 9. Health Professional Exposures
    • Article 10. HIV-related Testing and Notification
    • Article 11. STD-related Testing and Notification
    • Article 12. Tuberculosis Control
    • Article 13. Immunizations or Vaccines Requiring a Prescription Order for Pharmacist Administration
  • Chapter 7. Allowed to Expire (formerly Children's Rehabilitative Services)
  • Chapter 8. Department of Health Services - Food, Recreational, and Institutional Sanitation
    • Article 1. Food and Drink
    • Article 2. Bottled Water
    • Article 3. Public Toilet Facilities
    • Article 4. Children's Camps
    • Article 5. Trailer Coach Parks
    • Article 6. Camp Grounds
    • Article 7. Public Schools
    • Article 8. Public and Semipublic Swimming Pools and Bathing Places
    • Article 11. Preservation, Transportation, and Disposition of Human Remains
    • Article 13. Hotels, Motels, and Tourist Courts
  • Chapter 10. Department of Health Services - Health Care Institutions: Licensing
    (A few rules in Articles 2, 5, 7, 9, 13, and 17 were not part of the 2014 (Phase 2) HCI rulemaking [linked above] and have not been revised from what is in the Arizona Administrative Code.  Please use the Code to review the few rules not included in the 2014 rulemaking. Rules in Articles 1 and 10 were further revised and a new Article 19 added in a subsequent rulemaking [linked below] for Counseling Facilities. The rules in Article 15 have also recently been revised. Please use the Code to review the few rules not included in the 2014 HCI rulemaking or the subsequent rulemakings for Counseling Facilities and Abortion Clinics.)
  • Chapter 11. Department of Health Services - Health Care Institution Facility Data
    • Article 1. Definitions
    • Article 2. Annual Financial Statements and Uniform Accounting Reports
    • Article 3. Rates and Charges Schedules
    • Article 4. Hospital Inpatient Discharge Reporting
    • Article 5. Emergency Department Discharge Reporting
  • Chapter 13. Department of Health Services - Health Programs Services
  • Chapter 14. Department of Health Services - Laboratories
    • Article 1. Direct Access Tests and Laboratory Standing Orders
    • Article 5. Tests for Endocrine Disorders, Metabolic Disorders, and Hemoglobinopathies
    • Article 6. Licensing of Environmental Laboratories
    • Article 7. Health Screening Services
  • Chapter 15. Department of Health Services - Loan Repayment
    • Article 1. General
    • Article 2. Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
    • Article 3. Rural Private Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
  • Chapter 16. Department of Health Services - Occupational Licensing
  • Chapter 17. Department of Health Services - Medical Marijuana Program
    • Article 1. General
    • Article 2. Qualifying Patients and Designated Caregivers
    • Article 3. Dispensaries and Dispensary Agents
  • Chapter 18. Department of Health Services - Local Health Department Services
    • Article 1. Per Capita Matching Funds
  • Chapter 19. Department of Health Services - Vital Records and Statistics
    • Article 1. Administrative Organization, Duties and Procedures
    • Article 2. Duties Regarding Live Births
    • Article 3. Vital Records for Death
    • Article 4. Access to Records; Copies; Fees
  • Chapter 20. Department of Health Services – Court-Ordered Program Approvals
    • Article 1. DUI Services
    • Article 2. Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Offender Treatment
  • Chapter 21. Department of Health Services - Behavioral Health Services for Persons with Serious Mental Illness
    • Article 1. General Provisions
    • Article 2. Rights of Persons with Serious Mental Illness
    • Article 3. Individual Service Planning for Behavioral Health Services for Persons with Serious Mental Illness
    • Article 4. Appeals, Grievances, and Requests for Investigation for Persons with Serious Mental Illness
    • Article 5. Court-ordered Evaluation and Treatment
  • Chapter 23. Department of Health Services - Oral Health
    • Article 1. Definitions
    • Article 2. Arizona Dental Sealant Program
    • Article 3. Arizona Fluoride Mouthrinse Program
  • Chapter 24. Department of Health Services - Arizona Medically Underserved Area Health Services
    • Article 2. Arizona Medically Underserved Areas
    • Article 3. Coordinating Medical Providers
  • Chapter 25. Department of Health Services - Emergency Medical Services
    (Some of the rules in Article 5 were revised in a recent rulemaking [linked below] and are not in the Arizona Administrative Code.)
    • Article 1. Definitions
    • Article 2. Medical Direction; ALS Base Hospital Certification
    • Article 3. Training Programs
    • Article 4. EMCT Certification
    • Article 5. Medical Direction Protocols for Emergency Medical Technicians
    • Article 6. Stroke Care
    • Article 7. Air Ambulance Service Licensing
    • Article 8. Air Ambulance Registration
    • Article 9. Ground Ambulance Certificate of Necessity
    • Article 10. Ground Ambulance Vehicle Registration
    • Article 11. Ground Ambulance Service Rates and Charges; Contracts
    • Article 12. Time-frames for Department Approvals
    • Article 13. Trauma Center Designation
    • Article 14. Trauma Registry; Trauma System Quality Assurance
  • Chapter 33. Department of Health Services - Group Homes for Individuals Who are Developmentally Disabled
    • Article 1. Licensure Requirements
    • Article 2. Group Home Requirements