Judge orders trial against Arizona Department of Corrections
Channon Pedersen | Jul 23, 2021 | Arizona
In 2017, the CDC reported that community level health care was key to improving health outcomes saying, "[it] promotes healthy living, helps prevent chronic diseases and brings the greatest health benefits to the greatest number of people in need." Alaska uses a hub-and-spoke model of healthcare at the community level to overcome geographical and demographic diversity.
The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday scrapped Mayor Dave Bronson’s proposal to build a $15 million homeless shelter and treatment center. Assembly members refused to put the proposal on the agenda for a public hearing scheduled for July 17, effectively ending the project. The proposed facility would have provided
Alaska Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski last week introduced the Rural and Frontier Telehealth Expansion Act. The legislation aims to permanently expand access to telehealth beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alaska senators were joined by Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and Ben Ray Lujan
A study published by BMJ Open revealed that expectant mothers serviced by community health workers are less likely to experience low birthweights and pre-term deliveries compared to those who did not receive those supports. The ten-year study, conducted by the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University, examined if participation
The health care industry in America is facing a massive labor shortage. Although this shortage has been anticipated for over a decade, the urgency to fill these positions is growing rapidly and certain states are feeling the crush more than others. Alaska is one of them. Data gathered by ValuePenguin
On June 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officially revoked Arizona’s Medicaid work and community engagement requirements, undoing the previous approval by the Trump administration in 2019. The decision comes after a February 2021 letter in which CMS warned the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)