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.
Twenty-year-old Amy Escobar has no health insurance and says she doesn’t know anything about President Obama’s health law.
When given the chance to take part in the creation of the Affordable Care Act, America’s highly profitable health-insurance industry didn’t have to think twice.
Arizonans who speak only Spanish are unable to use an online tool to purchase insurance under President Obama’s health law.
A Tucson-based insurance company is diversifying from covering only government plans and will be part of the Arizona marketplace created under President Obama’s health law.
Tucson’s poverty rates remained among the nation’s highest last year, with 1 in 5 living below the poverty threshold.
Paperwork filed by five major health insurers gives Arizona its first glimpse of how much the Affordable Care Act will cost consumers when they begin shopping for mandatory coverage next month.
The Affordable Care Act should be defunded — even the president concedes it’s not ready .
PHOENIX — Foes of Medicaid expansion filed paperwork this morning to put the measure to a public vote.
WASHINGTON — Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar — but it also may cause some confusion as patients figure out the new system.
Gov. Jan Brewer led a lively “pep rally” for Medicaid expansion at Tucson Medical Center this morning , drawing cheers, shouts of support and a standing ovation from about 250 local healthcare executives, business leaders and regular citizens.
PHOENIX — In an historic move, a group of Republican senators united with Democrats this afternoon to approve the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to sharply expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX — Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically unsalable at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled a new plan today to expand Medicaid — and give Arizona voters the final say.
WASHINGTON — Nearly six in 10 Medicare recipients would pay higher premiums under a hypothetical privatized system along the lines of what Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proposed, according to a study released Monday.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer says she’s found support for her executive order that denies public benefits for people who qualify for the deferred deportation policy.
Romney issued a memo today:
PHOENIX — An Arizona-based company that owns urgent care facilities in several states has reached an agreement to settle allegations that it submitted false billing claims.
After reaching a lifetime cap of $300,000 on his student insurance plan in January, 31-year-old colon cancer patient Arijit Guha did fundraising in between chemo treatments to pay for thousands of dollars in medical bills.
NUMBER OF UNINSURED: 1.21 million state residents not covered, or about 19 percent
PHOENIX — Saying they won’t second-guess lawmakers, the state
Court of Appeals on Tuesday refused to order the Legislature to
provide more funds to restore cuts to Arizona’s Medicaid