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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.
Libraries in Mesa will host workshops to provide information on the Affordable Care Act, Healthcare Marketplace and Healthcare.gov.
Proponents of a change in laws on religious freedom get a last chance today to convince Gov. Jan Brewer to sign the legislation.
The Town of Queen Creek was once considered the far reaching outskirts of Phoenix, but this small town oasis – now a thriving east valley community – embraces its farming heritage while carefully watching over its growth and development. Business and town leaders seek to preserve the Town’s family-friendly, small-town spirit while providing economic opportunities and a high quality of life for residents.
Bryan University is opening a new education and broadcast center in Tempe on the corner of Mill Avenue and Washington Street. The university will celebrate the opening of the center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Aria Anderson risked years of misfortune when she opened her sock monkey umbrella inside her hospital room during a late morning in January. She did so to hide from the group of strangers who came to see her, and the strategy proved effective; her unfurled shield more than covered the slight 6-year-old’s frame.
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.
A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature was dismissed in a ruling released Saturday, handing Brewer a major victory in her battle against conservative members of her own party.
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.
Not that many years ago, I learned that I was at risk for identity theft and credit card fraud. I was a GM employee, and some HR person’s laptop was stolen, and it contained personal information for tens of thousands of employees, including me. Thereafter, I was again surprised and disappointed when I received a letter from ADOBE Systems — their IT had been hacked, and I (as an Adobe customer) was again at risk. Not long after that, the (short-lived) news story broke that the Maricopa County Community College District’s databases had been hacked, and tens of thousands of students were at risk — of course, I graduated from MCC. So, now, just as I was getting over-confident with my Target REDcard, another tsunami hits. Americans probably need to wake up — myself included. We complain about the government, Healthcare.gov, etc. etc., and yet BIG BUSINESS is apparently also rank with incompetent amateurs. I sure don’t know what the answer is, but it seems obvious that we’re just not ready to take this whole problem seriously. What will it take? And what will we be willing to “pay”? Maybe it’s already too late.
Conceding his plan is likely doomed, a Southern Arizona lawmaker is leading the charge to repeal last year's expansion of the state Medicaid program.
Three libraries in Mesa will host information sessions to provide residents information about the Affordable Care Act.
LAS VEGAS — Will 2014 be remembered as the year wearable computing took off?
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.
The lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge late Friday to block dissident lawmakers from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
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.
Nearly a year ago, I hosted the first Downtown Development Summit at the Mesa Arts Center. We invited developers and financiers from Arizona and around the country to come see what downtown Mesa had to offer. We highlighted development opportunities and showcased available properties through downtown and along the light rail corridor.
Sick of government shutdowns, gridlock and Healthcare.gov? The Capitol Steps have the cure. Famous for putting the ‘mock’ in democracy, D.C.’s singing comedians return for their annual Thanksgiving pilgrimage to Scottsdale.
PHOENIX – Saying it's a matter of the state's rights, Attorney General Tom Horne wants the U.S. Supreme Court to let Arizona cut Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood simply because that organization also provides abortions with private dollars.
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