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
  • 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

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