A new report says Arizonans who have a medical emergency and good health insurance could still find themselves with a costly “surprise” bill.
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Debt Collectors Sue to Stop Voter-Approved Prop. 209 Medical Debt Reforms
Last month, Arizonans voted to reform medical debt collection via Proposition 209, but that decision is now being challenged in court by lenders and debt collectors.
Treating Long Covid Is Rife With Guesswork
Medical equipment is still strewn around the house of Rick Lucas, 62, nearly two years after he came home from the hospital. He picks up a spirometer, a device that measures lung capacity, and takes a deep breath — though not as deep as he’d like.
Democrats in Congress Save Americans from Rising Health Care Costs with Subsidy Extensions
President Joe Biden recently signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, and the health care subsidies written in the bill will stave the rising cost of premiums.
House Passes Health Bill for Toxic-Exposed Veterans Over GOP Opposition
The House of Representatives voted 342 to 88 on Wednesday to provide better medical care for military veterans who were exposed to toxic chemicals while serving. Eighty-eight Republicans voted against the bipartisan compromise legislation — more than 40% of their caucus.
12 GOP Senators Oppose Bill to Expand Health Care to Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits
The Democratic-controlled Senate on Tuesday advanced a bill aimed at providing adequate medical care for veterans exposed to toxic chemicals during their service. But 12 Senate Republicans voted against even considering this bipartisan proposal.
Arizona Poised to Prosecute Abortion Providers with Roe v. Wade Reversal
A leak of a draft Supreme Court decision to end the nationwide right to abortion has sparked much debate and speculation that other landmark rulings could now be on shakier ground, including those that legalized same-sex marriage and birth control.
New White House Rules will Help Veterans Denied Health Care for Burn Pit-Related Illnesses
As many as 2.5 million veterans may have been exposed to burn pits while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.