ADHS will be performing maintenance on the Medical Marijuana systems starting on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 PM expected to be completed by Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4 AM. During this time, Medical Marijuana Online Registry Applications will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience this maintenance downtime may cause. If the process is completed earlier, the systems will be made available at an earlier time.
Office of Children's Health
Medical Services Project
What is the Medical Services Project?
The Arizona Department of Health Services fund the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to administer the Medical Services Project.
The Medical Services Project provides access to health care for uninsured children from low income families whose children qualifiy for free or reduced school lunches. The goal of the Medical Services Project is to increase access to health care for Arizona's uninsured children. School nurses identify children who meet the Medical Services Project's eligibility criteria. The children are referred to participating health care providers who have agreed to accept a predetermined fee of $5.00 or $10.00 as payment in full for each office visit. Specialists have also joined the Medical Services Project. Children may receive free diagnostic laboratory services, prescription medication and eyeglasses through the Medical Services Project.
How does a child become eligible for the Medical Services Project?
If a child has an acute illness, he or she may see a doctor through the Medical Services Project if he or she is eligible for the free or reduced school lunch program. Also, in order to be eligible for the Medical Services Project, the child cannot qualify for AHCCCS or KidsCare.
The only way a sick child can be referred to the Medical Services Project is through a school nurse, public health nurse or Head Start program. . If you are a nurse or a physician and would like to participate in the Medical Services Project.
How do I become a Medical Services Project provider or referral source?
If you are a nurse or a physician and would like to participate in the Medical Services Project, please sign up online.