Stories tagged: "health insurance"


FILE - Raevahnna Richardson signs an initiative petition supporting a gun-safety ballot measure on June 7, 2022, outside a library in Salem, Ore., as signature gatherer Rebecca Nobiletti holds the clipboard. The Rev. Mark Knutson, a chief petitioner of the initiative, said the effort has gathered enough signatures of registered voters to put the measure before voters in the November election. After the signatures are delivered to the secretary of state's office, they will be verified by election officials. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)
Three Arizona Ballot Measures Filed, but Abortion Measure Fails to Collect Enough Signatures

The two measures that met the signature threshold focus on predatory bill collection and ensuing that those funding elections are publicly known.

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Opinion: Arizona’s Senators Must Preserve Healthcare Subsidies 

Healthcare advocate and cancer survivor Ana Valenzuela says Arizona's senators need to ensure health insurance subsidies are protected for good.

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COVID-Related Medicaid Coverage Extended–for Now–for 500,000 Arizonans

That emergency declaration, which was set to expire Saturday, was extended Tuesday for another 90 days by Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra.

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Arizona Lawmakers Consider Medicaid Expansion for Postpartum Care

The measure has passed the Senate and is pending in the House. Advocates stress the expansion is vital for women who experience complications during pregnancy or postpartum.

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Nearly 200,000 Arizonans Have Health Insurance Through the Affordable Care Act

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that one in seven uninsured Americans got covered between the end of 2020 and September 2021.

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Therapists Went Virtual When COVID Hit. That Hasn’t Helped Everyone.

Arizona mental health experts say telehealth’s success depends on the type of therapy and patient’s needs.

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Trump Will Get Top-Notch Care for COVID-19. Not All Americans Can Say the Same.

The care Trump is likely to receive in the coming days will set him apart from most people who’ve contracted the virus, a disproportionate percentage of whom have been Black, Latino, or low-income.