Arizona

The following information is paired with our blog, Emerging Themes in Proposed State Medicaid Waivers. Key Pending Waiver Requests for ACA Medicaid Expansion Eligibility Groups Seeking to add work requirements as a condition of eligibility: Arizona (20 hours/week for school/job training; unspecified for employment or job search) Arkansas (80 hours/month) Indiana (Average of 20 hours/week) Kentucky […]

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  • Webinars

    Date and Time: January 9, 2017 from 1:30-2:30 Eastern Download the slides View the webinar This webinar will explore how states can use contracts with Medicare Advantage “D-SNP” plans to improve care for dual eligibles, advance Medicare-Medicaid alignment, and support broader payment and delivery system reform. Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) are Medicare Advantage […]

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  • Webinars

    Date: April 29, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar View the Webinar Slides An increasing number of states are using managed care approaches to deliver Medicaid dental services. In this webinar, state policymakers from Kentucky, Arizona, and Pennsylvania—three states that administer Medicaid benefits through managed care contracts that include both medical and dental services—share […]

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    April 11, 2016 | Filed under: Arizona, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Webinars
  • State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    On October 19th in Dallas, NASHP brought together a diverse group of state and federal Medicaid and mental health leaders to talk about emerging issues in the world of mental health, substance use, and recovery. True to its title, the pre-conference session “Whole Person Care: Finding Shared Solutions Across Mental Health, Substance Use, and Medicaid […]

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  • The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), the state Medicaid agency, included an emphasis on the development of medical homes to increase beneficiaries’ health security as part of their 2010 Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Strategy Report. AHCCCS has also prepared a draft state plan amendment to create a medical home program for fee-for-service […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Arizona
  • In Arizona:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 1,351,988 beneficiaries enrolled in Arizona Medicaid. Of these, 1,198,818 were enrolled in Medicaid-only managed care organizations providing physical and oral health benefits, and 124,491 were enrolled in a prepaid inpatient health plan for mental health and substance use disorders. The state Medicaid agency contracts with […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Arizona
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Arizona  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Arizona  2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Arizona  2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Arizona  Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Arizona NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Arizona operates a separate CHIP program, […]

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    December 5, 2012 | Filed under: Arizona
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Arizona