A new online video ad says you should tell Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick to oppose Medicare cuts ... which she says she opposes.
With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
A recent Congressional Budget Office report on the economy added fuel to conservative criticisms of the Affordable Care Act, suggesting that U.S. workers will work up to 2 percent fewer hours — equal to about 2.5 million workers dropping out of full-time work.
A front-page article appeared in the Star on Dec. 29 regarding hospice care in America (“Hospices recruiting nondying patients”).
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.
This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.
PHOENIX — A federal agency is threatening to revoke the Arizona State Hospital’s certification, saying it found violations of regulations dealing with patient rights and nursing services.
A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.
TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS
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.
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.
As Congress takes a summer respite to figure out how to move immigration reform forward in the House, mounting evidence shows that reform would be a plus to the national economy.
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:
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.
Now that the budget sequester is in effect, Congress is shifting its attention to entitlement reform. There's simply no way to achieve long-term reductions in federal spending without touching the big health programs, particularly Medicare. Although raising the age of Medicare eligibility fr…
Rep. Raúl Grijalva pointed to new research about the impacts of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid in Arizona to say the programs shouldn't be on the table in debates about deficit reduction and the debt ceiling.