Care1st Health Plan Arizona Signs Value-Based Agreement with Equality Health to Offer an Expanded Network and Culturally Competent Services

Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc., a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today that it signed a value-based agreement with Equality Health to expand its Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) (Medicaid) provider network, enhance its range of services, and to provide care that considers the cultural needs of each member.

Lisa Stevens Anderson Joins Equality Health As Chief Operating Officer To Manage Growing Portfolio

Equality Health, an Arizona-based organization pioneering integrated health care delivery to underserved and ethnically diverse populations, has added industry expert Lisa Stevens Anderson to its executive team as Chief Operating Officer of Q Point Health. Stevens Anderson will leverage her previous experience leading Banner Health’s successful ACO in her role overseeing Equality Health’s growing roster of value-based contracts.

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HealthBI Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance

HealthBI, a leading developer of health information technology platforms, value-based management care systems and contact centers announced today it has earned certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, HealthBI meets key health care regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private health care information.

Equality Health Helps Local Providers Tap Into $6 Billion Of Available Federal Funding For Behavioral Health

Equality Health, an Arizona-based organization pioneering integrated health care delivery to underserved and ethnically diverse populations, is helping local physicians apply for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System’s (AHCCCS) Targeted Investments (TIP) program. The program incentivizes providers to integrate and coordinate behavioral health into overall care for Medicaid beneficiaries, and nearly $300 million is available over five years to Arizona providers.

Equality Health Bolsters Strategic Advisory Board with Addition of Tony Astorga, Community Leader and Industry Veteran

Equality Health, an Arizona-based organization pioneering health care delivery to underserved and diverse populations, announced it has appointed Tony Astorga to its Strategic Advisory Board. Astorga joins a respected panel of national and local professionals from a broad range of health care sectors and community leaders in aiding Equality Health with strategic planning and consulting.