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Family Planning Program To Expand Services to 30,000 People Under Hobbs’ Proposal

Hobbs’ budget to match federal funding for Title X, a family planning program, which will increase the program’s funding to $12 million.

A supporter of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stands in front of the Supreme Court of the United States as the Court begins hearing arguments from California v. Texas about the legality of the ACA on November 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Today is the first time that the Court is hearing a case with all three of President Donald Trump's appointments; Associate Justices Neil Gorsuch, Bret Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. California v. Texas is the Republican's latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act after repeated efforts to repeal the Act through the legislative process. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Need Health Insurance? Here’s How to Enroll in the Affordable Care Act for 2023

There are a number of changes coming to ACA coverage in 2023. Here’s a breakdown of what enrollees need to know, and how to apply.

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Here’s How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Arizona Families

The bill lowers healthcare costs, incentivizes companies to adopt renewable energies and produce clean energy products; provides consumer rebates for those products, and delivers tens of billions of dollars of direct investments to American communities—funded by taxes on billion-dollar corporations. 

This photo illustration shows the websites of several Arizona abortion providers after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Planned Parenthood Arizona and other clinics ceased abortion procedures once the decision was announced. (Photo illustration by Troy Hill/Cronkite News)
Blue States Prepare for Influx of Patients Seeking Abortion Care

Health care clinics in states including California, New Mexico, Colorado, and Washington are preparing to become “safe havens” for pregnant people living in Arizona and other places where abortions are restricted or banned.

Thousands of protesters march around the Arizona Capitol after the Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision Friday, June 24, 2022, in Phoenix.  The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion, a fundamental and deeply personal change for Americans' lives after nearly a half-century under Roe v. Wade. The court’s overturning of the landmark court ruling is likely to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
The Fight For Reproductive Rights in Arizona is Far From Over

A reproductive rights organization is pushing for a constitutional amendment to the Arizona Constitution that would ensure protections for reproductive care services.

Joan Steede, a home health care worker from Phoenix, pushing for action on the Build Back Better plan. (Photo by Diannie Chavez/Cronkite News)
An Arizona Home Care Worker Speaks on the Dark Side of the Profession 

Low wages among healthcare workers are proving to not just be demoralizing—they’re destroying the industry’s workforce.

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The Supreme Court Has Overturned Roe v. Wade. Here’s What It Means For Arizona.

In Arizona, women already faced harsh abortion restrictions—but now under this new ruling, abortion will be even worse.