Statement: Commending Measure to Ensure Continued Care for Arizonans

Arizona for Better Medicaid Commends Governor Ducey and Arizona Legislature for Passing Measure to Ensure Continued Care for Arizonans During COVID19

(Phoenix, Ariz., March 22, 2021) Arizona for Better Medicaid, a multi-stakeholder group supporting Medicaid and Managed Care in Arizona, commends Governor Ducey and the Arizona Legislature for passing a measure to increase AHCCCS’ federal expenditure authority from $2.4 billion to $3 billion. These federal funds, already allocated for Arizona, ensure continued access to care for Medicaid members across the state during the COVID19 public health emergency. This measure also guarantees Arizona receives the COVID19 relief dollars it is entitled to while providing economic and health care stability for individuals and families across the state.

For more information: Bettina Nava, Bettina@OHStrategic.com, (602) 228-0105

About Arizona for Better Medicaid

Arizona for Better Medicaid is a multi-stakeholder group of organizations committed to building a better Medicaid system that improves access, quality, outcomes and affordability by fully integrating managed care in Arizona. Arizona for Better Medicaid’s members include health care leaders, providers, health plans and other stakeholders who are champions of Medicaid and Medicaid managed care. Learn more at arizonaforbettermedicaid.org.