The Arizona Daily Star interviewed the regional administrator for the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services earlier this month when he was in Tucson.
The Arizona Daily Star spoke with Pima County Medical Society president Dr. Charles Katzenberg about local effects of the Affordable Care Act, which will start enrolling people in federally subsidized health insurance Oct. 1. The enrollment period goes until March 31.
Between her monthly insurance premiums, prescriptions and insulin pump supplies, Tucson resident Karen Hollish shells out nearly $4,000 a year on health care.
Jay Chavez is young, healthy, and doesn’t go to the doctor much.
With a history of blood clots and a recently diagnosed thyroid condition, Elizabeth Hall can’t afford health insurance on the individual market. And although she works an average of 36 hours a week, her employer, the University of Arizona Medical Center, doesn’t cover employees like her who …
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress after much political debate.
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Penalties in 2014 for people who don't sign up for health insurance are 1 percent of your yearly income or $95 per person for the year, whichever is higher.
Provisions in the Affordable Care Act prompted Tucson business owner Dot Kret to reconsider the health insurance she provides to her employees.
Like one million Arizonans, the Chandler family of Tucson has no health insurance.
High school senior Angelita Cienfuegos is facing a serious illness on her own, with no health insurance.
For the first time in a decade, no one in the Benequista family has health insurance.
A marketplace for federally subsidized insurance under President Obama’s health law opens Tuesday, but many Southern Arizonans still have no idea how it works.
As the Oct. 1 launch of the new health-insurance marketplace draws near, advocates in Tucson are taking to the streets to spread the word.
WASHINGTON - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has failed to live up to its promises - or even its name.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The new Affordable Care Act provides both short- and long-term plans for health improvement. Its success depends on full implementation of short-term health insurance access and long-term public-health elements.