Hobbs, county attorneys, abortion, Planned Parenthood,
Sep 11, 2023

Panel considering whether to revive challenge to law barring abortions based solely on genetic abnormalities

A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel is mulling whether to revive a challenge to the 2021 law barring abortions based solely on genetic abnormalities. A district court judge previously declined to renew an injunction on the law as he found the abortion providers and organizations that brought the suit no longer had standing to bring a pre-enforcement challenge post-Dobbs.

BlackFeet Nation, Medicaid scam, Arizona, Montana
Aug 2, 2023

Blackfeet tribe of Montana declares emergency over Medicaid scam that lured members to Arizona

A widespread Medicaid scam that left an unknown number of Native Americans homeless in metro Phoenix is being declared a public health state of emergency by the Blackfeet Nation of Montana after the Navajo Nation took similar action in June.

abortion, Arizona, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court
Jul 24, 2023

First legislative sessions after Roe produce patchwork of abortion laws

A year after the U.S. Supreme Court returned regulation of abortion to the states, the first full legislative sessions post-Roe v. Wade produced a lot of confusion and little agreement, with more extreme measures going so far as to propose criminalizing pregnant people – once unthinkable on all sides of the debate.

Hobbs, AHCCCS, health care, Native American, care providers
May 16, 2023

AHCCCS halts payments to 100 providers as officials allege multi-million-dollar scam targeting Native Americans 

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, better known as AHCCCS, suspended payments to more than 100 care providers suspected of scamming the state out of hundreds of millions of dollars while victimizing thousands of Native Americans, officials said on Tuesday. 

Medicaid, health care, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, seniors
Apr 6, 2023

State begins to shed thousands from Medicaid, push them to other care

Arizona started purging people from the pandemic-inflated Medicaid rolls this month, a process that could end up pushing more than 600,000 people off the plan, health officials and advocates said.

Aug 19, 2020

Providers, government, hospitals and insurers stepped up together

COVID-19 has provided a valuable view of what can be done by working together on behalf of patients and in pursuit of a healthier nation. By continuing to pull in the same direction, we can do so much more.

Oct 25, 2018

AHCCCS Complete Care – a game-changer for patients, providers

We congratulate AHCCCS on the implementation of AHCCCS Complete Care – a model surely to be duplicated elsewhere and one that will better serve patients, providers and everyone involved in the care for Arizonans for years to come.

vote, Lake, Hobbs, debate, PBS
Jan 7, 2017

Lawmakers plan assault on voters’ right to make laws

State legislators are planning an assault on the constitutional right of Arizonans to enact their own laws unfettered by legislative interference.