Arizona AG indicts 10 for AHCCCS, SSI fraud
Restoring childless adults to AHCCCS appears to be a boost for hospitals.
PHOENIX — In a ruling potentially affecting thousands of Arizonans, a federal appeals court voided a cost-saving bid by the state’s Medicaid program to deny incontinence briefs to some adults who need them.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to kill a bid by foes of Medicaid expansion to challenge the law.
PHOENIX — In a major victory for the legislative minority, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that lawmakers on the losing end of last year’s Medicaid expansion have a constitutional right to challenge the law and the levy it imposes.
PHOENIX — Some of the state’s long-term unemployed could eventually find themselves without health insurance.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Tuesday allowing the state Department of Health to make unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting a warrant from a judge.
PHOENIX — 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.
PHOENIX — Even as he conceded his plan is likely doomed, a Southern Arizona lawmaker is leading a move to repeal last year’s expansion of the state Medicaid program.
The federal government has denied a request from the city of Tucson that would have allowed local hospitals to draw down millions of government dollars to cover patients who can’t pay.
PHOENIX — Dissident lawmakers should be blocked from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona, the lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer told a judge late Friday.
Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday that she does not want U.S. House Republicans to succeed in their bid to shut down the Affordable Care Act, saying it would “devastate” the state budget.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge on Wednesday to throw out a legal challenge to Medicaid expansion, which she said was filed by “disgruntled legislators” who were not able to kill it any other way.
PHOENIX — After losing on the floor of Legislature, 36 Republican lawmakers are now asking a judge to invalidate the Medicaid expansion plan they couldn’t block politically.
PHOENIX — The fate of a law to expand Medicaid in Arizona is now expected to be resolved by the courts, not the ballot box.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program simply because the organization also provides abortions paid for with other funds, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
PHOENIX - Federal health officials announced Wednesday they are spending $150 million, including $2.2 million in Arizona, to help people sign up for the Affordable Care Act.
PHOENIX - Supporters of Medicaid expansion have spent more than $150,000 in a bid to block a referendum that would delay, and possibly kill, the plan lawmakers approved this year.
A Tucson-based program has received nearly $1 million from the federal government to educate residents in four Arizona counties about upcoming changes in health insurance.