Arizona's attorney general, Mark Brnovich, won't enforce a disputed section of a new law requiring abortion providers to tell women they can reverse drug-induced abortions until the matter can be sorted in court.
The decision made public Tuesday comes as the state prepares to defend itself in a lawsuit filed by abortion providers.
Critics have said there's no science that shows drug-induced abortions can be reversed, and abortion providers argue it's unconstitutional to require doctors to say something that goes against their medical judgment.
Open enrollment for health insurance through the federal government’s Affordable Care Act Marketplace ends Sunday. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, this year in Arizona there’s been a significant increase in those purchasing insurance through the program.
At a debate Monday night, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Doug Ducey said while he opposes Obamacare he would veto any effort by the Legislature to repeal the state Medicaid expansion, which is built on it and uses its funds. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the part of a 2010 voter-approved measure is unenforceable because it conflicts with the federal Affordable Care Act. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
Judy Rich, President and CEO of Tucson Medical Center, says Gov. Jan Brewer's plan to expand the state's Medicaid program will help her hospital deal with the rising number of people who are getting care but unable to pay.