health care

State Capitol News
8:31 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Website Ranks Care Quality of State Hospitals and Care Providers

State Health Director Will Humble
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There’s some new information now available online to help you choose a hospital both by quality of care — and what it will cost you. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:59 am
Thu January 9, 2014

State Mental Health Services Bolstered by Brewer’s Personal Experience

Gov. Jan Brewer provides details Wednesday of the deal reached to finally settle the 33-year-old lawsuit charging the state is not meeting its legal obligations to provide care for the seriously mentally ill.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

The deal inked Wednesday between Gov. Jan Brewer and mental health advocates spelling out the additional services the state must provide for the seriously mentally ill is more than an academic exercise for her. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
1:56 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Arizona to Make Good on Decades-Old Mental Health Obligations

Gov. Jan Brewer provides details Wednesday of the deal reached to finally settle the 33-year-old lawsuit charging the state is not meeting its legal obligations to provide care for the seriously mentally ill.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

State officials and mental health advocates approved an historic deal today to provide more services for the seriously mentally ill, bringing to an end a 33-year-old lawsuit. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

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State Capitol News
8:46 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Bill on Contraceptive Coverage Facing Uncertain Future

It does not look like employers in this state are going to be able to use their religious beliefs to deny contraceptive coverage to their workers. 

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