Earlier this month, the director of the state's public health care system upheld a decison denying services to Rocky Cruz, a severely developmentally disabled child. Her parents say they're pursuing legal options through the Arizona Center for Disability Law. Rocky, the 5-year-old daughter of Mann ... More >>
www.pmccaregivers.comA group of severely disabled Arizonans have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System for denying payment for adult-incontinence briefs prescribed by a doctor.The lawsuit claims that AHCCCS denied payment for the briefs, which ... More >>
Some years ago, Bridget Sharpe became eligible for AHCCCS, the state's health-care program for the needy. She enrolled with the program's Mercy Care Plan to receive medical services. What remained of Sharpe's teeth were in a state of "rampant decay," according to an Arizona Co ... More >>
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YEAR AFTER YEAR, DEBBIE MCQUEEN MAKES NEWS BY FORCING THE GOVERNMENT TO DEAL WITH A CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY SYNDROME THAT SHE CLAIMS AFFLICTS HER CHILDREN. THERE IS REASON TO WONDER HOW SICK THOSE KIDS ACTUALLY ARE.