Indigenous community leaders in Arizona are asking for changes in drug and alcohol rehabilitation center regulations following complaints of scammers and human trafficking.
The issue was brought to the attention of the Arizona State Legislature during a hearing by the Ad Hoc Committee for Missing and Murdered Indigenous peoples last...
Following the devastating report from the Arizona Auditor General in May, Arizona lawmakers held ADHS interim director Don Herrington's feet to the fire for nearly three hours last Thursday, searching for answers to the damning questions raised by the report.
The Arizona Department of Health Services is accused of not following...
The Arizona State Legislature is back to work this week following an extended period of budget negotiations. The theme of this legislative session overall has centered on education, and a number of healthcare bills that saw action this week have to do with education.
On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee weighed a potential...Arizona News
The Arizona State Legislature now enters its third month of the 2022 session and a number of healthcare-related bills have been heard concerning COVID-19 vaccination requirements, transgender healthcare and abortion.
One such bill is House Bill 2198, proposed by Representative Steve Kaiser (R-Phoenix), which would require companies...Arizona News
The Arizona State Legislature is attempting to assist with Arizona's worker shortage by moving forward bills to allow out-of-state and out-of-the country providers to practice, while also copying Texas' abortion law which would criminalize certain procedures.
Last week, Republicans in the Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party...
Arizona officially has the distinction of ranking second nationally for COVID deaths per capita, currently trailing Mississippi. The state has now surpassed 26,000 COVID-19 deaths and is averaging nearly 14,000 new cases per day. On Wednesday, there were 24 new COVID-19 related deaths and 8,329 new cases reported.
On Tuesday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it would intervene in three states, including Arizona, revoking their authority to regulate workplace safety. This announcement comes as Governor Doug Ducey's administration is embroiled in an ongoing legal battle with the federal government over the use of...Arizona News
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey released a few highlights of the Arizona State Budget following its passage on June 30th, including a number of "Health and Wellness" points. But many stakeholders are unhappy with holes in the budget that fail to address health concerns and interfere with COVID-19 recovery.
Protecting Arizonans' health and...Arizona News
The governor has ten days to sign a bill that would make it easier for Arizona women to get the birth control pill from pharmacies. Senate bill 1082 passed the Arizona House on Monday, the Senate on Tuesday and then moved to the governor's desk.
According to Arizona Capitol Media, the bill would allow pharmacists to dispense the...