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Supreme Court orders state to provide incontinence briefs

Supreme Court orders state to provide incontinence briefs

PHOENIX — Arizona’s Medicaid program will no longer be able to save money by denying incontinence briefs to potentially thousands of adults who need them.

December 15, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Brewer asks court to dump Medicaid expansion suit

Brewer asks court to dump Medicaid expansion suit

Legislators' challenge says plan violates tax-increase provisions.

November 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Health care a primary battlefield in Congressional District 1

Health care a primary battlefield in Congressional District 1

Kirkpatrick says more people have coverage under Obamacare; Tobin says fewer.

October 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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High court to hear Medicaid arguments at UA

High court to hear Medicaid arguments at UA

Nov. 6 session will be at the College of Law. Seating is limited.

October 23, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
10 with US resident status accused of benefits fraud

10 with US resident status accused of benefits fraud

Arizona AG indicts 10 for AHCCCS, SSI fraud

July 14, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Arizona hospitals doing less uncompensated care

Arizona hospitals doing less uncompensated care

Restoring childless adults to AHCCCS appears to be a boost for hospitals.

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Federal court overrules AHCCCS denial of incontinence supplies

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.

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Brewer asks state high court to block suit over Medicaid expansion

Brewer asks state high court to block suit over Medicaid expansion

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to kill a bid by foes of Medicaid expansion to challenge the law.

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Appeals court says lawmakers can sue to block Medicaid funding plan

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.

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Bill limiting Medicaid coverage goes to the governor

PHOENIX — Some of the state’s long-term unemployed could eventually find themselves without health insurance.

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Brewer signs law permitting unannounced inspections of Arizona abortion clinics

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.

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Republican lawmakers want limits on Medicaid

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.

February 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Republican wants to repeal AHCCCS expansion

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.

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Tax plan to help Tucson hospitals cover unpaid care rejected

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.

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Brewer asks judge to block lawmakers' Medicaid expansion challenge

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.

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Brewer says killing "Obamacare" now could cripple the state budget

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.

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Brewer asks court to dismiss AHCCCS expansion challenge

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.

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Republican lawmakers sue to void AHCCCS expansion

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.

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Anti-AHCCCS expansion petitions fail. Issue headed to court

PHOENIX — The fate of a law to expand Medicaid in Arizona is now expected to be resolved by the courts, not the ballot box.

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