Report claims Medicaid expansion will result in 90 percent increase in enrollment
A free-market advocacy group claims that 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.
Obamacare enrollment underwhelming in Arizona, nation
WASHINGTON – Only 739 Arizona residents signed up for health insurance in the first month after the troubled health insurance marketplace went online, according to numbers released this week on the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act.
Report: 739 Arizonans sign up for ‘Obamacare’ coverage
According to the federal government, fewer than 750 Arizonans have signed up for health insurance under the federal marketplace created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
Judge sets date to hear Medicaid expansion lawsuit
A judge will hear arguments in a lawsuit seeking to block Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan early next month.
Study: 313,000 in AZ can get insurance subsidies
A new study says nearly 60 percent of Arizonans who can buy health insurance through the federal marketplace will qualify for a tax subsidy.
Arizona Democrats tout Obamacare benefits, despite problems with rollout
Despite the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Arizona Democrats touted the law’s “many, many positive aspects” and showcased one woman Monday who successfully got health insurance through healthcare.gov.
Brewer committee expected to help pro-Medicaid Republicans
Gov. Jan Brewer is hitting the fundraising trail again for an independent expenditure committee that is expected to help the Republican lawmakers who backed her Medicaid expansion plan.
Sebelius visits Phoenix call center, offers few solutions to ‘Obamacare’ website problems
As lawmakers on Capitol Hill grilled contractors responsible for HealthCare.gov, the failing website allowing access to a new federal health-insurance marketplace, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was thousands of miles away in Arizona.
Groups propose mental health database
The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission and several lawyers are laying the groundwork for a database to keep track of people who are under court-ordered mental-health treatment, a tool for police and judges.
Arizona asks U.S. Supreme Court to rule on 20-week abortion ban
Two of Arizona’s top law enforcement officials asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to consider the constitutionality of the state’s law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Attorney General Tom Horne and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery petitioned the court to hear their appeal to a ruling that found the state’s law unconstitutional.
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