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A Bad Budget for Arizona

In the early hours of Saturday, March 7, the Arizona legislature passed the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015. While the budget balances revenues and expenditures for one year, it lacks a greater vision for Arizona's children and families and future.

Updated Spanish Version of Health Resources Manual

Our newest Health Resources Manual is now available in Spanish. This is a tool for a wide range of community groups who want to help link families to available resources.

Last Week of Open Enrollment

Posted February 11, 2015 to Blog, enews, Health | Comments (0)
The February 15th deadline to sign up for a health plan on health insurance marketplace is fast approaching! This week, Kids Health Link will offer a free Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment event at Desert Mission Food Bank on 9229 N. Fourth Street Phoenix, AZ 85020. The event will take place from 8:00am-3:30pm. Read more

See how the Ducey Budget plan impacts kids

Last Friday, Governor Ducey released his budget proposal. He proposed a variety of tactics to close the gap between projected revenues and expenses over the next 18 months. And, he revealed his values and priorities regarding education, health care and child safety. CAA has prepared some useful charts to highlight key areas, and drafted the following to help you navigate the complex budget proposal.

Loss of KidsCare Has Big Impact

Two new reports released today by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families focus on how cuts to children’s coverage have hurt Arizona families and what lessons can be learned from Arizona’s experience for the upcoming national debate on the future of CHIP.

Info on the Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Posted January 7, 2015 to Blog, enews, Health, Health, Issues | Comments (0)
This beginning of the new year is also open enrollment season to sign up for and renew health coverage in the Marketplace – known as Obamacare. The deadline to sign up for a health plan is February 15, 2015. This year, application systems are running more smoothly and there are many more tools available to help people shop for affordable or low cost health plans.   Read more

How do you gift-wrap health care for kids?

Posted December 17, 2014 to Blog, enews, Health | Comments (0)
How do you gift-wrap health care for every Arizona child? And where would you find a tree that's big enough to put it under? If only those were our most pressing problems!

Alarming Rate of Parents Not Immunizing their Children

Posted August 6, 2014 to Blog, enews, Health, Home Page Most Recent | Comments (0)
Many families are busy with back to school activities this month and one of those activities should be updating immunizations to keep kids healthy. Unfortunately, more and more parents are saying no to this basic health care step.

Latest CAA Health Care Resources Manual

Do you or someone you know need health insurance? If you do, then download our latest version of the Health Care Resources for Arizona’s Low Income and Uninsured Families manual.