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Ducey signs Arizona's first health bills of the year into law

| Feb 15, 2021 | Arizona

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...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: Legislators on session, Emily Jenkins, Future of AHCCCS

| May 14, 2019 | Arizona

We are excited to host our 2019 Arizona State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on May 23rd, just next week! And, because our agenda is full of topics that we're watching in Arizona health care, we are devoting this edition to some of the sessions and speakers you'll see with...[ Read More ]

Arizona Clinical Nurse Specialists one step closer to prescribing authority

Sara Gentzler | Feb 4, 2019 | Arizona

Arizona’s House Health & Human Services Committee unanimously passed a bill out of committee last week that would give Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) prescribing authority if they meet educational and training requirements and hold a national certification. The bill, which we’ve previously listed as one of the healthcare-related bills we’ll...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Nancy Barto, Chair of Arizona's House Health and Human Services Committee

Sara Gentzler | Jan 23, 2019 | Arizona

Rep. Nancy Barto represents Arizona's 15th Legislative District, which covers a piece of Northeastern Maricopa County. Barto served in Arizona's House of Representatives for five years before being elected to the State Senate in 2010 -- now, she's back in the House. She chairs the House Health and Human Services;...[ Read More ]