Stories tagged: "medicaid"

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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.

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Arizona Lawmakers Pushing Six Bills to Help Moms and Their Babies

Two Arizona lawmakers are working together to improve maternal and infant health in the state with a package of six new bills.

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Trump Said He Wouldn’t Cut Medicaid. This New Plan Cuts Medicaid.

The Healthy Adult Opportunity gives states the opportunity to apply for block grants, which would cap the amount of federal funding they receive to fund Medicaid.