Officials at Northern Arizona Healthcare, the largest hospital system in the region, are reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases. But they say they’re not near crisis levels and have enough staff to handle increase. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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The Navajo Nation is reporting more than 3,200 known cases of coronavirus and 103 deaths – some of the highest infection rates in the country. Now, Doctors Without Borders has sent a team to the reservation to help with the tribe’s response to the pandemic. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Plans for a Navajo Nation entity to manage Medicaid on parts of the reservation are up in the air over disagreements among tribal leaders.

The Arizona Legislature has overwhelmingly approved a big new assessment on hospitals as a way to get more money from the federal Medicaid program.


An embattled Phoenix-based health care company has announced it will keep its Medicaid contract under certain conditions after reaching a settlement with a federal agency.