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Healthcare Reform In The United States

Medicare's real doctor payment problem

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: Americans' right to health care was here long before Obama

Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Medicare under the microscope

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:

April 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Republicans have some good Obamacare ideas, repeal aside

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View:

April 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fair, other venues offer insurance enrollment help

Fair, other venues offer insurance enrollment help

Attendees at this weekend’s Fourth Avenue Street Fair will be able to mix shopping and eating with starting the health-insurance enrollment process.

March 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona House OKs
softened lifetime
limits on Medicaid

Arizona House OKs softened lifetime limits on Medicaid

PHOENIX — The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health care — but not for everyone.

March 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State tries to increase Latino signups for Affordable Care Act

Eligible uninsured people have about five weeks to sign up for the health- care marketplace, but so far Latinos are a no show.

March 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
US to Arizona: It's crunch time on health enrollments

US to Arizona: It's crunch time on health enrollments

With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Group plans big push in Arizona for health-law insurance sign-ups

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.

January 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
2014 brings new health insurance protections

2014 brings new health insurance protections

We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.

January 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tax plan to help Tucson hospitals cover unpaid care rejected

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.

December 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer asks judge to block lawmakers' Medicaid expansion challenge

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.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Group: Number in state's Medicaid program could grow 90 percent

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.

December 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Health-care campaign reaches out to "young invincibles"

Health-care campaign reaches out to "young invincibles"

Twenty-year-old Amy Escobar has no health insurance and says she doesn’t know anything about President Obama’s health law.

October 10, 2013 12:00 am Video Loading…

Profiting from health care: Insurers made right move by playing a major role in law’s grand design

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.

October 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Online glitch keeps Spanish-speakers from enrolling in health plan

Arizonans who speak only Spanish are unable to use an online tool to purchase insurance under President Obama’s health law.

October 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson firm joins marketplace under Affordable Care Act

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.

October 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Poverty worsens in Tucson, but unemployment improves

Poverty worsens in Tucson, but unemployment improves

Tucson’s poverty rates remained among the nation’s highest last year, with 1 in 5 living below the poverty threshold.

September 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

5 health insurers outline rates for Arizonans under Affordable Care Act

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.

September 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Affordable Care Act: Scrap it and start over

The Affordable Care Act should be defunded — even the president concedes it’s not ready .

August 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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