Arizona is one of more than two dozen states challenging the federal health care overhaul, but Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's administration is moving to implement part of the contested law by reviewing health insurance rates to see if they should be labeled unjustifiably high.Read More »
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A session-long effort to rein in a leading auto glass company appears to be dead, but lawmakers, lobbyists and industry leaders are already looking ahead to next year.Read More »
The local chapter of Americans for Prosperity has rolled out an expensive campaign to oppose the establishment of a health care exchange in Arizona, a move that puzzled some Republicans who noted there’s no legislation advancing at the state Capitol to set it up here.Read More »
A conservative bill that aimed to limit birth control coverage and generated a heated political fight is being revived in the Arizona Legislature.Read More »
Supporters of a bill to allow more Arizona employers to drop health plan coverage for contraceptives for birth control plan to make changes to the legislation when it is considered Wednesday by the state Senate.Read More »
Liza Love has found herself at the Arizona state Capitol a lot recently. The Glendale resident has been speaking out against a bill that she has a very personal connection to: HB2625, which she says would make it difficult for women to obtain prescription birth control if their employers have a religious opposition to it.Read More »
Red and blue lights flash in your rearview mirror. A police officer asks for your license and proof of insurance.Read More »
Chiropractic patients in Arizona are being denied benefits and chiropractors are being forced out of business because a law designed to hold the insurance industry accountable is not being enforced.Read More »
A group of chiropractors today called on Gov. Jan Brewer to fire the director of the Arizona Department of Insurance for not upholding a law they say requires insurance companies to cover chiropractic services.Read More »
Arizona today received $30 million in grant money from the Obama administration to help the state establish a health insurance exchange.
This is on top of the $1 million in planning grant the state earlier got.
The exchange, which is aimed at making it easier for individuals and small businesses to purchase health insurance, is a key component of the federal health care overhaul.