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Illness that sickened seniors probed at Sun City West facility Video included

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Spokesman Brian Fox of The Madison wouldn't say how many fell ill but indicated "a very small percentage" of the community's 200 residents were hospitalized. More>>

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Court revives challenge to AZ Medicaid plan

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The court ruled Tuesday that lawmakers have the right to sue over a hospital assessment that funds the expansion. More>>

Sebelius: Health care launch 'terribly flawed'

The Obama administration's timeline for having ready the new health care law's online sign-up system "was just flat out wrong," outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in an interview... More>>

HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius to resign after rocky healthcare rollout

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After a rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act in October, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from her post, according to the Associated Press. More>>

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Traveler with measles may have exposed others in Valley Video included

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It's believed the person visited multiple public locations in the Phoenix area and likely infected others, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health said. More>>

Stay granted for new AZ abortion drug rules

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In the latest in a series of court fights over Arizona abortion laws, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted Planned Parenthood Arizona's motion Wednesday. More>>

New AZ rules would limits abortion drug use

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The rules require that the most common abortion-inducing drug be administered only at the FDA-approved dosage no later than seven weeks into a pregnancy. More>>

Sebelius: ObamaCare rollout delayed again Video included

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The delay will essentially allow insurers to keep offering individual health plans for the next two years that don't meet Obamacare's minimum coverage requirements. More>>

FAQ: What is Obamacare?

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Several major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, are taking effect in the coming months. Here are some details on what's happening, how it will work, and what it means for you. More>>

AZ faces shortage of O-negative blood, donors needed

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As of Monday morning, only 16 units were available to the state's 58 hospitals, or 93 percent below desired levels. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: What to know if you are uninsured

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We continue our weeklong look into the Affordable Care Act and how it affects the uninsured. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: Delays bite consumers during rollout

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Much of the nation experienced problems with healthcare.gov on day one of the rollout, and Arizona was no exception. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: Tips for Medicare and AHCCCS beneficiaries Video included

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The new healthcare law will definitely impact people who are uninsured, but what about people on Medicare and AHCCCS? More>>

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Affordable Care Act: Determining eligibility for subsidies Video included

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If you sign up for health insurance starting Oct. 1, there is a very good chance you will be eligible for a subsidy to reduce your monthly premium payment. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: The marketplace and coverage levels Video included

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One of the most important concepts to understand is the "marketplace." More>>

Feds release premiums for Arizona health plans

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Arizonans looking to buy health insurance on federally run marketplaces opening Oct. 1 now have an idea what a policy will cost. More>>

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  • Correction: Illinois Medicaid-Overpayments story

    Correction: Illinois Medicaid-Overpayments story

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:54:02 GMT
    An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records.More >
    In a story April 18 about Illinois Medicaid paying an estimated $12 million for services for people listed in state records as deceased, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state's contract with Maximus...More >
  • Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

    Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:03:02 GMT
    The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.More >
    Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened.More >
  • Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:51 AM EDT2014-04-19 08:51:42 GMT
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.More >
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.More >
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