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For months we have been hearing how a lot is changing when it comes to health care. When you remove the politics and the rhetoric, the fact remains that most Arizonans are required to have health insurance by March 31, 2014 or face paying a penalty.
The parents of a brain-damaged Mesa boy have a right to ask court permission to be able to buy and administer marijuana extracts for their child, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled late Friday.
Federal officials on Friday poured cold water on Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin's plan to force Medicaid recipients to get a job and to limit their insurance to a maximum of five years, saying the proposals likely run counter to federal law and won't be approved.
Unable to block expansion of Medicaid in Arizona, Republican legislators are now seeking to impose new restrictions on who can get care, and for how long.
Gov. Jan Brewer is out raising money to make good on her promise to protect the Republicans who supported her controversial Medicaid expansion plan.
One of the hard lessons we are learning about health care reform is that while we are fixated nationally on the Affordable Care Act, there really is no single solution that will fix our nation’s health system.
Organizations working to help Arizona residents enroll in health insurance plans on the new federal exchange said this week a steady flow of people was signing up as the deadline loomed to get coverage that starts Jan. 1.
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
What is the importance of HBG’s affiliate program?
Sheesh, what did they expect?
The federal government released data Wednesday showing only about 750 Arizona residents have enrolled in the online health insurance marketplace that is a key part of President Barack Obama’s health care law.
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PHOENIX – Just 25 doctors are responsible for allowing more than 25,000 Arizonans to legally obtain marijuana, according to a new report Friday.
When the Republicans talk about “Affordable Heathcare,” one of the options they tout is “Repeal and Replace.” Given their past history, a Republican “Replace” option concerns me more than anything else. Republicans have always prohibited Medicare — the single largest buyer — from attempting to negotiate drug prices, consistent with the pharmaceutical companies’ philosophy that completely unrestrained prices and profits are necessary to fund the risk-taking of research and development. Medicare is required by Congress to accept the pharmaceutical companies’ prices without comparison or negotiation, add 6 percent to it, and pay it. As a perpetual gift to the pharmaceutical companies, when Part D of Medicare was passed in 2003, Congress prohibited Medicare from negotiating altogether. There were some reciprocal gifts from the pharmaceutical companies to the cooperating Congressmen, as might be expected.
What are some of the fears businesses have concerning insurance coverage for their employees?
Saying their 5-year-old child’s life may depend on it, a Mesa couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.
PHOENIX — Saying their 5-year-old child's life may depend on it, a Phoenix couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.
“The cupboard is bare”, said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently in reference to the federal budget crisis. “There’s [sic] no more cuts to make. It’s really important that people understand that.”
Arizonans lacking insurance can now begin the process of purchasing their own through the recently opened health insurance marketplace.
In an effort to educate the community on the potential health benefits and legality of medical marijuana, Salubrious Wellness Clinic will host an educational fair Saturday in Tempe.
Arizona residents will be offered health-insurance plans with some of the lowest premiums in the country when federal insurance marketplaces begin open enrollment Tuesday under Obamacare, the government said Wednesday.
Arizonans looking to buy health insurance on federally run marketplaces opening Oct. 1 now have an idea what a policy will cost.
PHOENIX — A constitutional right to control your own health care is not a right to grow your own medical marijuana, according to an attorney for the state's top health official.
It's been a busy 48 hours for Jennifer, Jacob and Zander Welton.
PHOENIX — Arizona hospitals should net $108 million in the first six months of 2014 under a Medicaid expansion plan even after paying their new assessments, according to a state study.