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Arizona unveils plan for suicide prevention

Monte Whaley | Jan 28, 2020 | Arizona

Q&A: Swapna Reddy, ASU College of Health Solutions

Emily Viles | Oct 16, 2019 | Arizona

What They're Watching: Gretchen Jacobs, Arizona Governmental Affairs

Emily Viles | Oct 15, 2019 | Arizona

Gretchen Jacobs is the CEO of Arizona Governmental Affairs. Gretchen has a degree in political science from USC and a law degree from Santa Clara and spent the first part of her career in civil courtrooms. Gretchen entered the political arena in 1998, and has been lobbying ever since. She...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Insured rates, Swatee Surve, Interim committees

| Sep 27, 2019 | Arizona

While the legislative session is a few months away, important committee work takes place in the interim. Want to know about rate changes to MCO capitation rates? That was in committee yesterday. Data on opioid use is teed up today. Those items and a few others we think are worth...[ Read More ]

Spotlight feature on Be Connected Arizona's 2019 veteran resource benchmarks

Emily Viles | Jul 24, 2019 | Arizona

Be Connected Arizona is a program that works to better connect veterans, service members and their families to the services, and support available to them. Founded in 2017, Be Connected operates across the state and in partnership with a number of other organizations. The organization is intended to take an...[ Read More ]

Hacienda HealthCare set to lose Medicaid license

Emily Viles | Jun 21, 2019 | Arizona

This week, the Arizona Department of Health Services announced its intent to revoke Hacienda HealthCare’s Medicaid License. This decision comes after a patient was reported to have maggots found on their body multiple times. Earlier this year, Hacienda also made the news after an incapacitated patient under the facility’s care...[ Read More ]

Arizona Care Network Partners with Solve.Care, Pharmaceutical Leader Boehringer Ingelheim To Launch Diabetes Care Administration Network

| Jun 12, 2019 | Arizona

Arizonans with diabetes will soon have a new resource to proactively address symptoms, including their increased risk of cardiovascular complications. Arizona Care Network, a physician-led accountable care organization, will make their Care.Wallet available to more than 25,000 people with diabetes in Maricopa and Pinal counties. The new mobile application will arm patients with information, along...[ Read More ]

Health care funding in Arizona's budget

Sara Gentzler | May 29, 2019 | Arizona

The nearly $12 billion Arizona budget for Fiscal Year 2020 earned approval from the full Legislature on the 134th day of what was supposed to be a 100-day session. The bill was transmitted to the governor Monday, May 27. The budget, as approved, allocates over $1.7 billion from the General...[ Read More ]