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PLATINUM Mercy Care Plan & Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care, Cenpatico of Arizona

GOLD Recovery Innovations & Recovery Opportunity Center, Community Partnership of Southern Arizona

SILVER
Jewish Family and Children’s Services, Johnson & Johnson, Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, Lifewell Behavioral Wellness

BRONZE Bloom Dispensaries, Magellan of Arizona, Sunovion, Arizona Foundation for Behavioral Health, Lilly USA, Southwest Network

We greatly appreciate your ongoing support through membership, volunteerism & advocacy.

Prop 480 Passes

“…Prop. 480, the county’s bond question, had sparked contentious debate over the role of the Maricopa Integrated Health System and its services in the Valley.

Proponents argued the bond would help right-size the health-care system based on the community’s needs, upgrade aging facilities and expand behavioral-health-care capacities in the Valley. Opponents questioned why taxpayers should pay more money, especially because more Arizonans will be covered through the state’s Medicaid expansion.

Prop. 480 is projected to cost Maricopa County taxpayers $1.3 billion with interest over the 30-year life of the bond. The average homeowner would pay $13.74 more a year per $100,000 of a home’s assessed valuation, according to MIHS.

Through Prop. 480, voters will finance $571 million in acute-care facilities, including a new Maricopa Medical Center; $226 million in new behavioral-health facilities; and $138 million for renovated and new outpatient health facilities.”

Yes on 480 Arizona Capitol Times

Yes on 480 KJZZ

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