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A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
Each of us at some point in our life will be faced with a life limiting illness, either personally or facing the death of a loved one. There is an incredible resource in this community that provides comfort, dignity and respect to all those coping with a serious or life-limiting illness. It’s Hospice of the Southwest.
Arizona restaurant patios are teeming with patrons, the stores are filled with holiday decorations, and daytime temperatures have dipped into the 80s. Fall has arrived in Arizona, and that means it’s also the beginning of flu season.
The Marketplace is open for business! Or is it?
Arizonans lacking insurance can now begin the process of purchasing their own through the recently opened health insurance marketplace.
The Expect More Arizona movement for world-class education in Arizona depends on Arizonans across our state raising their voices in support of our students and our schools. One infamous Arizonan, however, has been very vocal about his lack of support for quality education in our state. Gerald, from the iconic Arizona children’s show, “The Wallace and Ladmo Show,” reemerged from seclusion this summer in Expect More Arizona’s “A Message from Gerald.”
Arizona residents will be offered health-insurance plans with some of the lowest premiums in the country when federal insurance marketplaces begin open enrollment on Tuesday, Oct. 1 under Obamacare, the government said on Oct. 25.
Reaffirming the right of voters to make their own laws, the Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday ruled state lawmakers acted illegally in refusing to adjust state aid to public schools for inflation.
A dog-themed brewery with space and food for the whole family has taken over the old El Paso BBQ location at Ray Road and 48th Street.
I know the challenges that Arizona faces. I have read the countless reports outlining the investments our state needs to make if we are going to have a bright future: education, business, infrastructure, research, transportation and job creation.
Outvoted by their colleagues, 36 Republican legislators are now asking a judge to invalidate the Medicaid expansion plan that they were unable to block politically.
Arizona Mills has expanded its selection of more than 175 retailers with the addition of Justice, which offers the latest styles in apparel, footwear, accessories, swimwear and beauty products for girls ages 7 to 14.
Arizona hospitals should net $108 million in the first six months of 2014 under a Medicaid expansion plan, even after paying their new assessments, according to a state study.
A number of our East Valley legislators took a positive stand during the recent legislative session to support the governor’s Medicaid Restoration Plan. This will help tens of thousands of working Arizonans gain affordable health care insurance and help stabilize the health care sector in this state.
The second Pat Quinn Run is scheduled for Saturday at Desert Vista, 16440 S. 32nd St.
You’ll want to find and sign one of those petitions against Arizona’s implementation of Obamacare. You’ll be glad you did. A fragile economic recovery here in the Valley is now in jeopardy with the recent passage of the law.
Don Kennedy’s commentary regarding Arizona’s adoption of Common Core Standards and Medicaid Expansion (“Will our political beliefs bankrupt us?” June 30, AFN) are a classic example of using fear to prevent positive change. He goes so far as to invoke the names of Hitler and Lenin to make his “point.”
You’ve gotta hand it to Republican Gov. Jan Brewer. She cleverly played her politics over the past few months as she made her puzzling shift toward Obamacare in order to expand Medicaid, making Arizona the 24th state to do so.
Supporters of Medicaid expansion have already spent more than $150,000 in a bid to block a referendum to give voters the last word.
Issues related to Medicare and Social Security were the emphasis of a recent town hall hosted by CD 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Tempe.
When you go to a hospital, does it make any difference if you’re considered an “inpatient” or an “outpatient?”
Your political beliefs control your future. They will drive you to support the liberty offered by our constitutional republic or they will cause you to aid and abet the dreary mediocrity of the level playing field of the socialists who would destroy our constitutional republic.
If you, a friend, or loved one has Original Medicare and needs certain medical equipment and supplies, you should know that Medicare is scheduled to expand its successful competitive bidding program to more areas of the country. This program will help you save money and ensure that you have access to quality medical equipment and supplies from suppliers you can trust. It will also help limit fraud and abuse in the Medicare Program.
The Small Business Leadership Council of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC), comprised of leaders of local small businesses, supports Gov. Jan Brewer’s plan to restore Medicaid in the state of Arizona. About 74 percent of the GPCC’s member businesses employ between 1 and 50 employees, so the council’s decision is strongly representative of the chamber’s general membership’s sentiments.