Arizona is poised to shed nearly 10,000 jobs next year if a planned two-percent cut to Medicare isn’t averted, a study by a Pennsylvania-based consulting group said.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer says she's found support for her executive order that denies public benefits for people who qualify for the deferred deportation policy.Read More »
Arizona’s system for providing medical care for “dual eligible” people – those who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid services – was praised as a promising model for other states at a Senate hearing Wednesday.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 »
Democrats are slamming 8th Congressional District Republican candidate Jesse Kelly for what they say are major changes in his stance on privatizing Social Security and Medicare designed to woo seniors turned off by his previous positions.Read More »
Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., urged doctors at an American Medical Association conference Tuesday to take their fight against looming cuts in physicians’ Medicare reimbursements to their elected officials in Congress.Read More »
Most Arizona seniors rely heavily on Social Security for their income, an AARP report found.Read More »
Arizona can’t deny health coverage to about 60,000 low-income parents, federal health officials said today.
The state had asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to allow the elimination of health coverage of parents whose family income balls between 75 and 100 percent of the poverty level.
Social Security and Medicare will be there for those who need them now and for future generations as well, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva told a group of senior citizens Thursday.Read More »
Less than three months after Ann Kirkpatrick lost her seat in Congress, the former representative of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District announced that she would challenge the Tea Party-endorsed dentist Paul Gosar again for control of the expansive rural district.Read More »