Affordable Care Act

State Capitol News
3:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Health Care Could Dry Up for Arizona's Long-term Unemployed

State House Speaker Andy Tobin
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

More than 140,000 of the state's long-term unemployed could eventually find themselves without health insurance. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
3:59 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Health Care Could Dry Up for Arizona's Long-term Unemployed

State House Speaker Andy Tobin
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

More than 140,000 of the state's long-term unemployed could eventually find themselves without health insurance. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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Fronteras
1:51 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Navajo Nation Wants To Be 51st Medicaid State

The Navajo Nation wants to become the 51st Medicaid state. The Affordable Care Act has allowed them to study the idea.

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State Capitol News
10:51 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Business Leaders Support Gov's Plan to Expand Medicaid

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.
Credit Howard Fischer / Capitol Media Services

Gov. Jan Brewer rallied hospital executive and business leaders Wednesday in her bid to expand the state's Medicaid program.

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State Capitol News
5:28 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Gov. Brewer Rejects State Designed Insurance Exchange

It will be the federal government and not the state that will be running the new health insurance exchanges.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:57 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

AZ's GOP Congressmen Vote to Repeal Affordable Care Act

Arizona’s U-S House lawmakers voted along party lines in another Republican attempt to repeal the nation’s health care law.  The Democrats accuse the G-O-P of breaking their promise to replace the law, not merely repeal it.

Hours after the Supreme Court upheld the health law Republicans were preparing for the repeal vote. By some counts it’s the thirty first time the House has voted to repeal all or part of the law. Arizona Democrat Raul Grijalva says the G-O-P is just trying to score political points while avoiding any attempt to reform the system.

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Fronteras
4:24 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Business Prof Says Health Care Law Won't Help

The U-S Supreme Court Thursday upheld the Affordable Care Act championed by President Barack Obama. But how could the ruling affect the health care industry and the state of Arizona.

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Fronteras
4:15 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Affordable Care Act May Fill Rural Clinics

A rural clinic in Northern Arizona is bracing for an influx of patients once the details of today’s Supreme Court ruling on healthcare shake out. Non-profit community health centers have long filled in the gaps of the nation’s health system by taking care of uninsured or underinsured patients. 

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