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More Home Health Stories from Aug 2015

Ducey Seeks Medicaid Revamp to Lower State's Costs

Plan requires increased co-pays, savings from one-quarter of Medicaid recipients.

Aug 3, 2015

Douglas' Only Hospital Closing Friday, Won't Reopen

'Closed for good,' says lawyer representing Cochise Regional Hospital's parent company.

Jul 31, 2015

Hospital in Douglas May Shut Its Doors Friday

Facility loses Medicare payments; it's among hundreds of rural health operations imperiled in US.

Jul 30, 2015
Rural health care providers in Southeast Arizona may be facing some new challenges. Governor Jan Brewers budget relies on obtaining an exemption from federal rules so she can reduce the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the state's Medicaid alternative, and save the state $1.5 billion over the next two years.

Is Arizona Medicaid Funding Mechanism a 'Tax' or a 'Fee'?

Judge to decide if assessment on hospitals violates state Constitution's two-thirds vote provision.

Jul 30, 2015
An example of the medical motor scooters that will be used as part of Heart Rescue.

UA Doctors Join Forces to Fight Heart Disease in India

Program launched in southern Indian city Bangalore to speed, better inform response to heart attacks

Jul 24, 2015

Banner-UMC Ranked Third-Best Hospital in Arizona

Ranks in top 50 nationally in three areas including elderly, respiratory tract and kidney care

Jul 22, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey addresses a joint session of the Arizona Legislature, Jan. 12, 2015.

Ducey Orders Review after Planned Parenthood Abortion Issue

Health department to study state laws to ensure they match federal laws.

Jul 20, 2015

AZ WEEK: Supreme Court Rulings' Impact on Arizona

Court upholds key part of Affordable Care Act; redistricting decision forthcoming

Jun 26, 2015

126K Arizonans Keep Insurance Subsidies under Ruling

US Supreme Court decides 6-3 in favor of Affordable Care Act help with premiums.

Jun 25, 2015

Banner UMC Will Lay Off 'Small Number' of Employees

Organization issues statement without listing exact count among 6,400 workers in Tucson.

Jun 19, 2015

New App Aims to Help Avoid Heat-Related Illness

With temperatures soaring, cell phone device provides reading, tips for safety.

Jun 18, 2015
Youth Farming

Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma?

Tucson researchers are seeking clues from rural Indiana communities.

Jun 17, 2015

New Arizona Abortion Law Enforcement Delayed

Attorney general will wait for court to sort out case

Jun 16, 2015

Rural Hospitals Connecting With TMC Specialists

New alliance helps smaller towns access expertise, improve care

Jun 15, 2015
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Latino, Black Firefighters at Higher Risk of Cancer

Data from from largest cancer registry in U.S.

Jun 11, 2015
We take a look at a Tucson man who says he improved on an existing idea that will help people to quit smoking.

First Year of UA Smoking Ban a 'Success'

The University of Arizona introduced campus-wide restrictions last autumn

Jun 9, 2015

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