Year: 2023

Sober living crackdown sparks local backlash (Mesa)

October 3, 2023

Ashley Adams spoke with reporters at the East Valley Tribune about the latest AHCCCS suspensions and the continuing challenges patients are facing in getting access to care. Click here for the article.

AHCCCS CAF Suspensions-the biggest scandal in Arizona, or did AHCCCS make its own bed?

August 21, 2023

AHCCCS, Arizona’s State Medicaid Program, has suspended almost 220 behavioral health providers since January 1, 2023.  The peak was likely reached on May 15th, 2023, when 101 providers were cut off simultaneously.   These suspended entities had one thing in common: providing outpatient behavioral health services to Native Americans enrolled in the American Indian Health Program (AIHP).  Prior to May 1, 2023, requirements to become…

Sealing Criminal Records in Arizona

January 30, 2023

On December 31, 2022, Arizona began allowing qualified individuals with criminal records to petition (a formal request made to a court) to have these records sealed pursuant to A.R.S. § 13-911. As a preliminary matter, it is important that you understand the difference between expungement and sealing: Expungement: The permanent removal of a criminal record. This prevents the public, courts, and law enforcement agencies from accessing these records. Essentially,…

Restitution, FLU, and the Federal Debt Collection Act

January 20, 2023

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