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Utah, September 15, 2020

AzPHA Executive Director talks COVID-19 vaccine update

Haley Donwerth | Aug 7, 2020 | Arizona

State health care rankings during COVID-19

Haley Donwerth | Aug 6, 2020 | Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah

5 Things Arizona: Republican primary, Access Monitoring Report, 5 Slides

| Jul 30, 2020 | Arizona

I hope you're dodging the heat as best you can these days. If you're a weather geek, you can check out a few interesting blogs (here, here) that help provide you with good knowledge for your next trivia night, from monsoons to cumulus. The downward trend in COVID cases is a welcome sign. Arizona's...[ Read More ]

Key points from the AHCCCS 2020 Access Monitoring Review Plan

Michael Goldberg | Jul 28, 2020 | Arizona

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) - Arizona's Medicaid agency - has released its 2020 Access Monitoring Review Plan assessing the agency's use of federal, state, county, and provider-assessed funds to provide health care coverage to the state’s acute and long-term care Medicaid populations, and low-income individuals and...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: COVID in context, AHCCCS applications, June budget update

| Jun 25, 2020 | Arizona

Yesterday, 79 people died of COVID in Arizona, the highest daily total yet. The 7-day average is trending steeply upwards. According to three studies, approximately 80% of infections appear to come from as few as 5% of carriers, meaning "super spreaders" are driving infection counts. Projections show usage of masks reduce the daily death count in...[ Read More ]

Video & highlights from “5 Slides: Responding to COVID-19 in Arizona”

Michael Goldberg | Jun 9, 2020 | Arizona

This past Thursday we held our “5 Slides: Responding to COVID-19 in Arizona” virtual convening.  The conversation featured Lorry Bottrill, President/CEO, MercyCare of Arizona, Marcus Johnson, Director of State Health Policy and Advocacy, Vitalyst Health Foundation, and Mo Sheldon, CEO, Northern Cochise Community Hospital. State of Reform publisher, DJ Wilson,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Sen. Lupe Contreras, Navajo Nation, Session adjourns

| May 28, 2020 | Arizona

With Gov. Ducey's Stay at Home order now expired, some folks are out pretending as if most of the last few months didn't happen. On one key metric of transmission rates, AZ today has the 9th highest rate of infection among US states. This data is backward looking, and doesn't necessarily result in confirmed...[ Read More ]

Registration for “5 Slides: Responding to COVID-19 in Arizona″ is now open!

Michael Goldberg | May 28, 2020 | Arizona

State of Reform was proud to announce recently the launch of our new video series titled “5 Slides We’re Discussing,” where attendees will have the opportunity to hear from policymakers, health care executives, and the people driving decisions in health care today. The 5 Slides conversation will gather a panel of...[ Read More ]

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