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Governor asks AZ Supreme Court to throw out Medicaid challenge

The Republic — Gov. Jan Brewer wants the state’s highest court to review a lower court’s ruling related to Medicaid expansion, claiming those who filed the case do not have legal standing. If the Medicaid expansion is overturned, about 150,000 residents will lose coverage.

May 14, 2014

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Legal scrutiny of Arizona Medicaid expansion continues

Associated Press — A three-judge panel for the Arizona Court of Appeals is deciding whether to review a lower court decision that cleared the way for expansion of the state’s Medicaid program.

April 21, 2014

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Arizona health insurance shoppers go for the gold — and platinum

Arizona Daily Sun — Forty-one percent of Arizonans who picked a new health plan through HealthCare.gov selected gold or platinum plans. Nationally, 20 percent have selected plans in those metal tiers. Health insurance premiums in Arizona are more affordable than in many other parts of the country, which may be leading more Arizonans to purchase […]

January 20, 2014

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Rates on AZ health insurance marketplace lower than national average

Associated Press — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that premiums for bronze plans, the lowest-cost option, will average $214 per month in Arizona. The national average is $249. Many people eligible to use the marketplace will qualify for tax credits that will reduce the amount they pay for coverage.

September 24, 2013

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Cover Arizona helping uninsured access new marketplace

The Republic — A coalition of 300 community organizations is leading efforts to help nearly 1 million uninsured Arizona residents learn how to get health insurance through the new online marketplace.

September 21, 2013

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Eight insurers apply to participate in AZ health insurance marketplace

Arizona Daily Star — Eight insurers filed application with the Arizona Department of Insurance to sell policies through the federal exchange in the state. Five of the plans included preliminary premium information that ranged from less than $100 to more than $1,700 a month.

September 15, 2013

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