Maricopa County will pay $45 million to settle a legal dispute with three dozen hospitals and health-care providers over billing claims from emergency health care provided to low-income residents more than a decade ago.Read More »
State officials on Tuesday will award nearly 100 dispensary licenses in what is a key implementation step for Arizona's voter-approved medical marijuana program.Read More »
Medical officials recommend that Arizona's top public health official deny proposals to expand the state's medical marijuana program, saying it didn't find convincing evidence that the drug helps people in certain cases.Read More »
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the vast majority of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that virtually all Americans have health insurance.Read More »
Federal authorities say an Arizona hospice has agreed to pay $3.7 million to resolve civil allegations that the company submitted false claims to Medicare.Read More »
A bill that would require that coaches, students and parents be educated about the dangers of heat stroke has passed the Senate and is awaiting action in the House.Read More »
The Arizona House has given preliminary approval to a bill that bars medical marijuana cardholders from possessing or using marijuana on school campuses.Read More »
A new bill introduced in the Arizona House would generally bar abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.Read More »
Medical marijuana users are just a few weeks away from seeing their first center open. KTAR Radio reports the center in north Phoenix will be headquarters for almost 50 caregivers and hundreds of patients who use medical marijuana.Read More »
Three big hospital groups in the state have severed their membership from the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association.
Abrazo Health Care, Banner Health and Dignity Health, which runs St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, today informed the association that they are withdrawing.