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NOAH Receives $30,000 to Provide Oral Health Services to Underserved Children

Delta Dental of Arizona partners with NOAH to reach low income communities Statistics show tooth decay in children and adolescents is twice as high for underserved families than those from higher incomes due to lack of education about the importance …

Chiricahua medical units bring health care to disadvantaged areas

By Lauren Renteria Health care is taking a whole new form, bringing doctors to neighborhoods where regular checkups and wellness exams are nearly nonexistent. Chiricahua Community Health Centers just purchased its fourth mobile health unit earlier this year. The mobile …

Arizona Department of Health Services Publishes Updated Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

News Release For Immediate Release: May 25, 2018 Media Contact: Chris J. Minnick Mobile: 480-745-5825 E-Mail: chris.minnick@azdhs.gov Arizona Department of Health Services Publishes Updated Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Guidelines Promote Patient Safety and Best Practices if Prescribing Opioids for Acute and Chronic …

Desert Senita talks to chamber about community health services

ARIZONA CITY — Representatives from the Desert Senita Community Health Center spoke at the Arizona City Chamber Luncheon about what they are doing in the community. According to Desert Senita Community Health Center CEO Jonathan Leonard, the center, a patient-centered …

‘A time and place to heal’: Arizona’s first homeless respite center expands

“Four years ago, Denise Miles was living on the streets in Phoenix because she had nowhere else to go. After years of working and raising children, she made a series of “really, really awful choices,” and ended up homeless, she …

New Report Measures Health Center Reporting of Social Determinants of Health Interventions

“While increasing access to health care and transforming the health care delivery system are important, there has been growing interest in the impact of social, economic, and environmental factors to health and well-being. Community health centers have long served both …

North Country HealthCare Foundation Feasibility Study

North Country HealthCare Foundation requests submissions from consultants interested in undertaking a feasibility study for an estimated $2 million campaign to raise funds to support North Country HealthCare’s Residency Program operations. Please click here for details NCHC Foundation RFP-2015

Arizona Student Loan Repayment Program

Governor Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1194 on February 24, 2015 which enhances the Arizona State Loan Repayment Program by expanding the types of providers who can receive loan repayment assistance, increasing the award amounts for the initial and succeeding …

HHS Releases Marketplace Enrollment Numbers

Press Release from HHS regarding enrollment through 4/19/2014. http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2014pres/05/20140501a.html

ACA Executive Digest, 5th Issue

Cover Arizona, www.coveraz.org, is a new website for individuals and organizations directly involved in outreach and enrollment activities related to Medicaid (AHCCCS) and the new Insurance Marketplace. This is a partner site (business to business); the aim is to have a one-stop site for those involved in assisting others. Your organization is invited to join one of our four Regional Coalitions. If interested, contact your closest Coalition. AACHC and several members are represented on the statewide steering committee and involved in the regional coalitions.