PHOENIX — In a major victory for the legislative minority, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that lawmakers on the losing end of last year’s Medicaid expansion have a constitutional right to challenge the law and the levy it imposes.
With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut off family-planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
PHOENIX — Unable to block expansion of Medicaid in Arizona, Republican legislators are now seeking to impose new restrictions on who can get care, and for how long.
PHOENIX — Even as he conceded his plan is likely doomed, a Southern Arizona lawmaker is leading a move to repeal last year’s expansion of the state Medicaid program.
His critics call him “King Huckelberry” or simply, “King Chuck.”
Seventy percent of uninsured Americans have not yet been to their state’s online health marketplace, says a new study by Enroll America, which for that reason is increasing its outreach in Arizona.
The federal government has denied a request from the city of Tucson that would have allowed local hospitals to draw down millions of government dollars to cover patients who can’t pay.
County officials are eyeing a specific group of people to sign up for the government-administered health-care marketplace — jail inmates.
PHOENIX — Dissident lawmakers should be blocked from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona, the lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer told a judge late Friday.
PHOENIX — A free-market advocacy group contends the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state’s Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday that she does not want U.S. House Republicans to succeed in their bid to shut down the Affordable Care Act, saying it would “devastate” the state budget.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge on Wednesday to throw out a legal challenge to Medicaid expansion, which she said was filed by “disgruntled legislators” who were not able to kill it any other way.
Tucson’s poverty rates remained among the nation’s highest last year, with 1 in 5 living below the poverty threshold.
PHOENIX — After losing on the floor of Legislature, 36 Republican lawmakers are now asking a judge to invalidate the Medicaid expansion plan they couldn’t block politically.
PHOENIX — The fate of a law to expand Medicaid in Arizona is now expected to be resolved by the courts, not the ballot box.
PHOENIX — Organizers of a bid to block Medicaid expansion in Arizona conceded they may not have the necessary petition signatures to force the issue to the ballot.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program simply because the organization also provides abortions paid for with other funds, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
PHOENIX — Tired of waiting for action, Gov. Jan Brewer forced lawmakers back to the Capitol late Tuesday to start approving her budget and Medicaid expansion.