AzCRH Webinar: The Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Coverage in Arizona: Current Status, Impact, Next Steps
Presentation Recording: HERE
Presentation Slides: HERE
- Describe the current status of the Affordable Care Act and the impacts thus far on Arizona
- Summarize access and eligibility of key health insurance coverage systems including AHCCCS, KidsCare, and the ACA Marketplace
- Describe key changes to ACA Open Enrollment and the possible impact on enrollment
Alyssa Padilla, MPH is the Arizona Center for Rural Health (AzCRH) Special Projects Coordinator and a native Tucsonan. She manages the AzCRH Navigator Consortium and Students Helping Arizona Register Everyone (SHARE), and assists with the AZ Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Initiative. Alyssa graduated from The University of Arizona, Eller College of Management and UA College of Public Health, and worked for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute on Capitol Hill and the Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.
Bryna Koch, MPH is new to the Arizona Center for Rural Health (AzCRH). She recently joined the team when she transitioned from her previous position as the Director for Program Evaluation and Student Assessment in the University of Arizona Health Sciences College of Medicine. At the AzCRH, she provides evaluation and programmatic support for several of the Center’s projects and initiatives. Ms. Koch has 10 years’ experience implementing direct evaluation services in partnership with community-based programs, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies. Ms. Koch is currently enrolled as a doctoral student in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health in the Health Policy and Management section.