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Ducey's budget proposal makes "historic" investment in public health

| Jan 18, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey released his proposed budget for FY 2022 on Friday, which directs significant funding to Arizona’s COVID-19 response and education. The budget also promises $200 million in tax relief for Arizonans — a move generating disapproval from some legislators who want to see that money go toward public...[ Read More ]

Congress passes surprise medical billing fix

Emily Boerger | Dec 22, 2020 | Federal

Language included in the recently-passed $900 billion COVID-19 relief package will finally ban the practice of surprise medical billing – an achievement several years in the making. Congress passed the relief bill Monday night and it is awaiting President Trump's signature. Surprise billing happens when an individual unexpectedly receives medical...[ Read More ]

Colorado Consumer Health Initiative criticizes Senate GOP COVID package; Calls for FMAP increase

Michael Goldberg | Jul 27, 2020 | Colorado

The Colorado Consumer Health Initiative (CCHI), a nonprofit health consumer advocacy group, issued a statement today criticizing the U.S. Senate Republican COVID-19 relief plan and called on Congress to provide states with increased Medicaid funding. Senate Republicans unveiled their roughly $1 trillion stimulus plan earlier today. The plan includes another...[ Read More ]