A partial eligibility freeze for Arizona's Medicaid program takes effect Friday.Read More »
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I suspected Gov. Jan Brewer would veto SB1593 and applaud her for doing so.
This bill was yet another example of a misguided Legislature embracing a feel-good piece of legislation that was promoted by health insurance reform advocates, such as Dr. Eric Novack.
Gov. Jan Brewer's office says recent public comments received about a health insurance bill that she vetoed Thursday ran more than 2-to-1 against the measure.Read More »
Individuals and employers in Arizona would be able to buy health insurance policies across state lines under legislation that would excuse out-of-state insurers and possibly in-state ones from Arizona's coverage mandates.Read More »
Arizona has the chance to shape our health care as we make decisions and plans to implement federal health care reform. As a state, we face a great deal of work, but also immense new opportunities, and it’s time for the Arizona Legislature to roll up its sleeves.Read More »
A Republican state senator who last year created an ad hoc legislative committee that blasted scientific findings that global warming is man-made is at it again this year and has called together another committee to discuss the federal health care law.Read More »
Arizona is among 45 states getting federal money to take a scrutinize health insurance premiums.Read More »
An Arizona-based government watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama and others in an attempt to derail the federal health care law.Read More »
Pat Klein, assistant director for external affairs for the Arizona State Retirement System, focuses primarily on the immediate effects on retirees when explaining the differences and similarities of the health care plans for state retirees and the federal health care law.Read More »
ASRS official says state health care insurance ‘one step ahead’ of feds in many areasRead More »