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Legislative Update: Budget, Electronic Prescribing, and Assignment of Benefit
AZ legislature is approaching an important deadline, meanwhile, some bills are moving through the legislative process. Read

House Committee Examines Threats to Preexisting Condition Protections
Hearing looks at potential impact of recent court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Read

Make the Most of the 2019 County Health Rankings
Here is the roadmap for using the data to make the biggest impact on your community. Read

To Share or Not to Share (My Data): That's Only (Part of) the Question
Learn about the clinical, ethical, policy, regulatory, and technological implications of data sharing. Read

Point of Pride: Maricopa Integrated Health System
Arizona leader recognized nationally for her exceptional leadership. Read

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Telemedicine Bill Unanimously Passes Legislative Committee
Legislators need to hear from healthcare professionals across the state. Read

AHCCCS Releases Proposed CYE 2020 DAP Metrics
Comments can be submitted until March 4th. Read

AHRQ: Hospital acquired-conditions decline by nearly 1 million
The decline has prevented an estimated 20,500 deaths and $7.7 billion in healthcare costs nationally. Read

2019 Statewide Conference - Opioids: The Painful Truth
AzHHA is a proud partner in this day-long training on March 21st. Read

ICD-10-CM Coding for Social Determinants of Health
A new resource is available for collecting data. Read

Point of Pride: AzHHA Rural Health Leaders Read

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MACPAC Proposes Phasing in Medicaid DSH Cuts, Restructuring Allotments
AzHHA will continue to urge our delegation to delay the ACA’s Medicaid DSH reductions. Read

AzHHA Legislative Update
Three weeks into legislative session with more than 900 bills introduced. Read

MSP Locums Program Offered at No Cost to AzHHA Members
Program assists with a more cost effective and efficient way to source and engage practitioners. Read

Professional and Community Training on Having the End of Life Conversation
Thoughtful Life Conversations continues to provide training across Arizona in 2019. Read

Equity of Care Award Applications Being Accepted
Deadline is February 19th. Read

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Governor’s Budget includes KidsCare, Maternity Telemedicine, and Hospital Assessment Increase
Governor Doug Ducey releases his $11.9 billion FY2020 state budget proposal. Read

Our work continues to show steady reductions in patient harm, increase in saved lives, and increase in cost savings. Read

Improving Healthcare Through Stable Housing
Hospitals play a role in addressing the needs of those with unstable housing situations. Read

November 2018 Hospital Finance Reports
Childless adult population is beginning to increase after a short period of decline. Read

Point of Pride: Kingman Regional Medical Center
An event the brings the community together to talk about health. Read

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Telemedicine Parity Legislation Introduced
Proposed legislation will improve healthcare access and help lower costs. Read

Arizona is Leading the Way in Improving End-of-Life Care
End-of-Life care data shows the there is still room for improvement. Read

Latest DataGen Reports
Hospital-specific reports support hospital operations, finance and enhance quality initiatives for AzHHA members. Read

The 2019 Arizona Hospital Directory Is Online
AzHHA members will be receiving their hard copies soon. Read

Point of Pride: Northwest Healthcare
Northwest Healthcare announces plans to open a new 7-bed hospital in Tucson. Read

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AHCCCS Solicits Comments on Proposed EPSDT Revisions
Comment period deadline is approaching, affecting maternal and child health. Read

Legislative Session: What Can We Expect
The Arizona state legislative session starts Monday. Read

Federal Judge Stops 340B-Related Payment Cuts
New ruling helps hospitals serve their vulnerable patients and communities. Read

Sierra Tucson is AzHHA’s Newest Member
AzHHA welcomes Sierra Tucson to the Association. Read

Point of Pride: Maricopa Integrated Health System
MIHS elects new chairman. Read