Q: My mother died on July 25. When we looked into her checking account a few weeks later, we found out her Social Security check for July had been returned. We called Social Security to explain to them that my mother was alive almost the whole month of July, but to no avail. They said she wa…
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Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.
Attendees at this weekend’s Fourth Avenue Street Fair will be able to mix shopping and eating with starting the health-insurance enrollment process.
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With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
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.
Twenty-year-old Amy Escobar has no health insurance and says she doesn’t know anything about President Obama’s health law.
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Paperwork filed by five major health insurers gives Arizona its first glimpse of how much the Affordable Care Act will cost consumers when they begin shopping for mandatory coverage next month.
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WASHINGTON — Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar — but it also may cause some confusion as patients figure out the new system.
Gov. Jan Brewer led a lively “pep rally” for Medicaid expansion at Tucson Medical Center this morning , drawing cheers, shouts of support and a standing ovation from about 250 local healthcare executives, business leaders and regular citizens.
PHOENIX — Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically unsalable at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled a new plan today to expand Medicaid — and give Arizona voters the final say.
WASHINGTON — Nearly six in 10 Medicare recipients would pay higher premiums under a hypothetical privatized system along the lines of what Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proposed, according to a study released Monday.