Health Care

Ducey budget plan focuses on education, planning for future recession

Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to spend the bulk of Arizona’s projected billion-dollar budget surplus preparing for the next economic downtown in an effort to avoid the type of budget crisis the state saw...

Sinema joins GOP colleagues in effort to repeal ACA insurance tax

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is joining Republican senators in a bid to permanently ax a piece of President Obama’s signature health care law.

Southwest Key hires consultant to vet Arizona operations

Southwest Key has hired health care management consultant Robert Hess III to comply with one of the terms of the settlement agreement between the migrant youth shelter operator and the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Marijuana extracts significantly improved my son’s short life. Will the AZ Supreme Court make that illegal?

Marijuana extracts gave me my son before I lost him forever.  Now, an Arizona Court of Appeals ruling threatens to make that same medicine illegal, unless the Arizona Supreme Court steps in. If left as is, this decision will devastate families like mine.

Maricopa County files racketeering suit against opioid manufacturers

Maricopa County has joined the ranks of government entities that are taking opioid manufacturers and distributors to court over the epidemic that is raging across the country, claiming in a new racketeering lawsuit that the crisis is the direct result of intentional disinformation and other irresponsible actions by the companies that make and sell the drugs.

Brnovich praises ruling striking down all of ACA, including pre-existing condition coverage

In a written statement provided this morning, Brnovich praised the ruling by a judge in a Texas district court.

Brnovich successful in ruling against Affordable Care Act

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich prevailed in court late Friday, when a federal judge in Texas struck down the entire Affordable Care Act, saying that its mandate that all individuals purchase health insurance is unconstitutional.

College friendship leads to new kidney for Clean Elections director

Clean Elections Executive Director Tom Collins’ badly needed kidney transplant came by way of an unexpected reunion with an old friend from his college days in Tucson.

Dentists want AHCCCS to provide dental care to pregnant women

The dental industry is a complex one that is currently undergoing some changes, but despite certain roadblocks, dental advocates are heading to the Capitol again when the legislature convenes in January to push for...