State wants AHCCCS patients to work, and limit eligibility to 5 years.
Ruling is legal blow to outgoing Gov. Jan Brewer.
State had third-lowest number of sign-ups last year among young adults.
Legislators' challenge says plan violates tax-increase provisions.
Open enrollment for health coverage via the ACA runs Nov. 15-Feb. 15.
No date has been set for a hearing.
Will 276,000 Arizonans added to Medicaid rolls stay on?
Whistleblower who notified government will get nearly $6 million.
Feds: Tucson hospitals submitted false claims to Medicare, other programs.
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 today 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.
With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut off family-planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
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.
His critics call him “King Huckelberry” or simply, “King Chuck.”
Seventy percent of uninsured Americans have not yet been to their state’s online health marketplace, says a new study by Enroll America, which for that reason is increasing its outreach in Arizona.
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.