Stories tagged: "medicaid"


The northeast corner of Van Buren and 24th streets, where the AHCCCS transitional housing and behavioral health facilities will be located, as pictured on May 11, 2022. (Photo by Camaron Stevenson)
Arizona’s Medicaid Agency to Build 70-Bed Housing Facility

Arizona’s Medicaid agency is building a 70-bed transitional housing facility for people who are experiencing homelessnesss and are diagnosed with serious mental illness. 

A Republican Plan to Raise Taxes on Arizonans and Potentially End Social Security and Medicare is Massively Unpopular, Poll Shows

Arizona Republicans recently gave the state’s wealthiest a major tax cut. Now, their national counterparts want to raise taxes for everyone else.

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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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Almost One-Third of Arizonans Are Now on Medicaid After Mass Unemployment

More than 160,000 Arizonans have signed up for Medicaid since coronavirus-related shutdowns began in March.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del.
Biden Demands Trump Deliver Federal COVID Response as Nearly 1,400 Die in a Single Day

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden demands a united national response to the coronavirus crisis, while Trump writes off mounting deaths.

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Healthcare Facility Where Incapacitated Patient Was Raped, Impregnated Received Millions in PPP Loans

The facility almost lost its Medicaid contract after an incapacitated 29-year-old Native woman was sexually assaulted in 2018.