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 — Gov. Jan Brewer is out raising money to make good on her promise to protect Republicans who supported her controversial Medicaid-expansion plan.
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.
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.
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 - Supporters of Medicaid expansion have spent more than $150,000 in a bid to block a referendum that would delay, and possibly kill, the plan lawmakers approved this year.
PHOENIX - Foes of Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion were already moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature - even before Brewer has a chance to sign it into law.
While they were buoyed by the bipartisan passage of Medicaid expansion in Arizona Thursday, Tucson medical leaders say achieving better community health will still require work.
PHOENIX - House Speaker Andy Tobin gave up his bid to block the Medicaid expansion plan by Gov. Jan Brewer, conceding he lacks the votes.
PHOENIX - Two former Republican state senators are maneuvering to give voters the last word on whether Arizona expands its Medicaid program, even as the governor seeks to short-circuit their efforts.
PHOENIX - Refusing to blink, Gov. Jan Brewer late Thursday vetoed five bills sent to her this week by Senate President Andy Biggs, who sent them to her despite her threat she would do just that.
PHOENIX - Saying the Senate vote to expand Medicaid is not enough, Gov. Jan Brewer won't rescind her vow to veto other legislation until lawmakers make more progress on her plan.
PHOENIX - With her plan to expand Medicaid backed up against a political brick wall, Gov. Jan Brewer is trying to ratchet up the pressure on Republican lawmakers.
PHOENIX - Thousands of Arizonans receiving health care through Medicaid could be thrown out of that program under one alternative offered by opponents of the governor's plan to expand coverage.
A 50-year-old Tucson man had lost his job after a heart attack. He needed a new battery for his defibrillator, but had no access to health care.
Gov. Jan Brewer has proposed restoring medical coverage to thousands of working poor Arizona adults. Now the Legislature must decide whether to enact the governor's proposal. As legislators deliberate, we urge them to consider that this expansion of Medicaid coverage will have major benefits…
Local hospitals and emergency rooms are at risk of closing if the Legislature doesn't expand a state-run health insurance program to include more people, Arizona Medicaid officials were told Thursday.