Chris Underwood serves as the deputy chief of staff for the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. He joined the department in 2000 as a statistical analyst. During his time with the department, Chris has held leadership positions in various areas, including developing strategies for systems development and operations for client eligibility, health care claims processing, and health information technology. Previously, he had oversight of the various safety net programs, and projects to maximize federal Medicaid revenue.

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  • Contexture, Arizona’s health information exchange (HIE) is offering webinars to highlight the HIE 3.0 platform’s navigation functionality and features to new and existing Arizona HIE Participants and their staff.

    Apr. 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 amCategories: ,
  • AZ National Healthcare Decisions Day - Let's Be Direct. Why you are never too young or healthy to talk about advance care planning.

    Apr. 10 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pmCategories: ,
  • AZ National Healthcare Decisions Day – Wishes Registered, Wishes Honored: What advance directive documents you should complete.

    Apr. 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 amCategories: ,
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