Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Tuesday designed to draw more doctors into the rural and “medically underserved” areas of Arizona.Read More »
HB2645 is a relatively obscure bill compared to the debates surrounding school finance, private prisons and industry wars lawmakers are gearing up to engage in. But the country’s youngest self-made woman billionaire thinks the proposed law will revolutionize health care.Read More »
The number of Arizonans signing up for health insurance on the federal marketplace has surpassed last year's total by nearly 55,000 people.Read More »
Arizona’s more than 63,000 medical marijuana patients ate, drank or smoked more than 10 tons of the drug last year.
That’s the equivalent of about seven Volkswagen Beetles, more than 2,300 gallons of milk - or, if you prefer, in excess of 40,000 eight-ounce bags of Cheetos.
The number of Arizonans signing up for health insurance on the federal marketplace has exceeded last year's total by more than 40,000 with another month to go in the current open enrollment period.Read More »
Rep. Kelly Townsend is going to bat for two sisters who, according to social media advocates, have been taken from their mother by the state and allowed to become medical guinea pigs.Read More »
Calling it bad use of public funds, a Mesa lawmaker wants to bar people from using their public benefits cards on fast food.Read More »
More than 72,000 Arizonans chose new health insurance plans in the first month of open enrollment in the federal insurance marketplace, nearly half for the first time.Read More »
The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people. It's the first year all taxpayers have to report to the Internal Revenue Service whether they had health insurance for the previous year, as required under President Barack Obama's law. Those who were uninsured face fines, unless they qualify for one of about 30 exemptions, most of which involve financial hardships.Read More »
The Pima County Board of Supervisors has delayed a vote to implement a ban on hiring smokers.Read More »