Medicaid

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In a report, a free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand Medicaid will sharply increase the number of people in the program. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Southwest Governors Say Yes To Medicaid Expansion

Jan 17, 2013

Three Republican governors in the Southwest have announced in the past few weeks their support for an expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, despite longstanding Republican opposition to the plan.

Business Leaders Support Gov's Plan to Expand Medicaid

Jan 17, 2013
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.

Howard Fischer / Capital Media Services

The plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program is getting raised eyebrows from members of her own Republican Party.

Gov Brewer Says Yes to Expanding Medicaid

Jan 14, 2013
Howard Fischer / Capital Media Services

Saying it makes no sense to turn away federal funds, Gov. Jan Brewer this afternoon asked lawmakers to expand the state's Medicaid program.

Report: AZ's Medicaid Paying out $50 Million Too Much

Jun 7, 2012

A new report today says the state's Medicaid program is paying out up to an extra $50 million a year to provide care for those who are ineligible. 

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