Postpartum coverage for Medicaid-eligible pregnant Arizonans has been expanded from 60 days up to one year. The coverage expansion went into effect on April 1st, and will help improve health outcomes of birthing parents and children and increase access to life-saving healthcare services.  “Medicaid covers more than half the births in Arizona. Extending postpartum coverage … Read more

Registration is now open for the 2022 Colorado State of Reform Health Policy Conference! We’re beyond thrilled to be back in person in Denver this fall. The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. If you already know you’d like to join us, you can register here. We will meet … Read more

At the House Health and Human Services Committee meeting on Monday, legislators discussed and voted on two key bills concerning Arizona Health Care Cost Containment (AHCCCS)-covered services that recently passed the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.      Senate Bill 1077 would expand the list of health and medical services covered by AHCCCS to … Read more

Last week, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) announced their receival of $32.7 million in federal funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) made available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The press release by AHCCCS notes that the services funded will specifically target underinsured, uninsured, or non-Medicaid … Read more