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NURSING HOMES: AN OVERVIEW
OF THE STATE SYSTEM
Arizona
1 State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Jan Cardoza
State LTC Ombudsman
AZ Div. of Aging & Adult Services
1789 West Jefferson 2SW 950A
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Work: (602)542-6454
Fax: (602)542-6575

11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Remie Escamilla
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region VIII - Pascua Yaqui Tribe
7474 S. Camino de Oeste
Tucson, AZ 85746
Work: (520)879-5538
Fax: (520)879-5540
Area Served: Tribal Reservation jurisdiction, Pascua Yaqui Tribe

2 Office on Aging
Rex Critchfield
Acting Program Administrator
Division of Aging & Adult Services
Dept. of Economic Security
1789 West Jefferson Street
#950A
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Work: (602)542-4446
Fax: (602)542-6575

Jennifer Faden
Ombudsman
Region III N. Arizona Council of Governments
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
119 E. Aspen Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Work: (928)774-1895
Fax: (928)214-7367

3 Licensure and Certifications
Mary Wiley
Assistant Director
Arizona Department of Health Services
Division of Licensing Services
150 N. 18th Avenue
4th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Work: (602)364-3064
Fax: (602)374-4965

Margaret Higgins
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region II Pima Council on Aging
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog
8467 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710
Work: (520)790-7262
Fax: (520)790-7577
Area Served: Pima county

4 Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Steven Duplissis
Director, MFCU
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Arizona
Office of the Attorney General
1275 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Work: (602)542-3881
Fax: (602)364-0411

Rebecca Jennings
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region V Area Agency on Aging
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
8969 W. McCartnery Road
P. O. Box 10530
Casa Grande, AZ 85230-1452
Work: (520)836-2758
Fax: (520)421-2033
Area Served: Pinal, Gila counties

5 Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Allen Imig
Executive Director
State Board of Examiners for Nursing
Care Inst. Adm./Adult Care Mgrs
1400 W. Washington
Room B-8
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Work: (602)364-2273
Fax: (602)542-3093

Steve Lacy
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region I Area Agency on Aging
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1366 East Thomas Rd.
Suite 108
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Work: (602)264-2255
Fax: (602)230-9132
Area Served: Maricopa county

6 Medicaid Agency
Anthony Rodgers
Director
AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
801 East Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Work: (602)417-4680
Fax: (602)252-6536

Sue McCauley
Ombudsman
Region III N. Arizona Council of Governments
NACOG Ombudsman Program
753 N. Main Street
F-3
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Work: (602)649-3763
Fax: (602)649-3534

7 Quality Improvement Organization
Lawrence Shapiro
President/CEO
Health Services Advisory Group, Inc
1600 E. Northern
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Work: (602)264-6382
Fax: (602)241-0757

Aurelia Nehoitewa
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region VIII - Hopi Tribe/AAA/Office of Elderl
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 123
Kykotsmovi, AZ 86309
Work: (928)734-3556
Fax: (928)734-3559
Area Served: Tribal Reservation jurisdiction, Hopi Tribe

8 Protection and Advocacy System
Leslie Cohen
Executive Director
Arizona Center for Disability Law
3839 N. 3rd Street
Suite 209
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Work: (602)274-6287
website:http://www.nau.ed
u/~ihd/acdl.html


Michelle Norton
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region IV - Western Arizona COG
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
208 North 4th Street
Kingman, AZ 86401
Work: (928)753-6247
Fax: (928)753-7038
Area Served: Mohave county

9 Adult Protective Service Agency
Tina Dannenfelser
Operations Manager
Adult Proc Svcs. Aging & Adult Admin.
Dept. of Economic Security
1789 W. Jefferson #950A
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Work: (602)542-4446
Fax: (602)542-6575

Frank Salomon
Ombudsman
Region VI Area Agency on Aging - C/O (SEAGO)
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P. O. Box 2606
Nogales, AZ 85628
Work: (520)287-3408
Fax: (520)287-3407

11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Christina Anderson
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region VI Div. of Aging & Adult Services
118 Arizona Avenue
Bisbee, AZ 85603
Work: (520)432-5301
Fax: (520)432-5858
Area Served: Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Douglas Communities/S. Cochise county

Tiffany Yazzie
Ombudman
Region VIII Inter Tribal Coun of AZ AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
2214 N. Central Avenue
Suite 100
Phoeniz, AZ 85004
Work: (602)258-4822
Fax: (602)258-4825

Frank Dwyer
Ombudsman Coordinator
Region VI Area Agency on Aging
224 S. 3rd Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364
Work: (928)217-7115
Fax: (928)329-4248
Area Served: Yuma and LaPaz counties


Last Updated Monday, September 08, 2008


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