Augmentative and Alternative Communication

On 1/1/21, the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) moved the administration of the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) covered benefit to the DDD health plans. 

All requests for services and devices that are initiated before January 1, 2021 are administered directly by DDD. All requests for services and devices that are initiated after January 1, 2021 will be administered directly by Mercy Care.

AAC, or speech generating devices, help when natural speech doesn't meet daily communication goals and needs. AAC devices are an AHCCCS covered benefit for members and needs Prior Authorization.

Click on the guide for more:

Member guide for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Device Systems

Guía de Comunicación Aumentativa y Alternativa (AAC por sus siglas en inglés) de Mercy Care para Miembros

 

Northern Arizona University
912 E. Riordan Ranch Rd., Bldg.27 A
P.O. Box 5630
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
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Gilbert, AZ 85296
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Tempe AZ 85281
Phone: 480-835-9100
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