5 Things Arizona: Q&A w/Rep. Cobb, ACA subsidy expansion, "Chronic COVID"
DJ Wilson | Feb 24, 2021 | Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) is coordinating with local health departments to immediately allocate an initial $100 million in federal funding intended for staffing, laboratory testing, informatics, disease surveillance, and other activities critical to combating COVID-19. Arizona received $418,951,131 as part of the $19 billion allocated to jurisdictions
In an effort to address social determinants of health (SDOH), Arizona’s new closed loop health care referral system will allow Health Current, Arizona’s health information exchange, to utilize technology to connect in-need patients with valuable community resources. Health Current announced that it chose NowPow as a vendor for the system
Representative Regina Cobb, DDS, has been a member of the Arizona House of Representatives since 2015. Alongside Rep. Leo Biasiucci, she represents House District 5, which encompasses Kingston and parts of Lake Havasu City. Prior to her work as a lawmaker, she sometimes found herself “on the other side of
Governor Doug Ducey signed several health bills into law on Friday, the first health care-related bills to be made law this session. Three of the bills originated in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and were sponsored by committee Chairwoman Nancy Barto. Senate Bill 1054 was first introduced in
The Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) is voicing its disapproval of three bills currently in the state Senate. Two of them — SB 1271 and SB 1374 — were given the green light by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday. Although initially scheduled to also be heard on
At Monday’s meeting of the Arizona House Health and Human Services Committee, members heard testimony in favor of a bill that would add spina bifida to the list of developmental disabilities. Concerns emerged regarding unclarified details of the bill and its potentially hefty price tag. House Bill 2540’s