affordable care act

OPINION: Republicans prove inept in first test

April 6, 2017

The month of March marked a seminal defeat for the Trump White House and congressional Republicans. The American Health Care Act, the long-awaited Republican answer to “Obamacare,” went down without a vote as House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the un popular bill. From the moment the “Obamacare” Af fordable Care Act passed both houses of Congress and was signed into law by then President […]

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Feb. 15 deadline nears

February 12, 2015

By EMERY NICOLETTI Connor Tate, a 22-year-old dual Pima Community College and University of Arizona student, has “Obamacare” figured out — well, depending on your point of view. Despite the Feb. 15, enrollment deadline for President Barack Obama’s health care reform legislation, also known officially as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Tate has […]

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Healthcare sign-up now open, offers new help

November 25, 2014

By MARIANA CEJA Pima Community College is pitching in to spread the word about the importance of getting insurance and where to go to get help signing up. Pima hosted a resource event at Downtown Campus on Nov. 18 alongside members of the Department of Health and Human Resources as well as the Cover Arizona […]

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Time to sign up for heath care

November 18, 2014

By RAHSHEEN TABORN Get ready Pima Community College – it’s time to enroll in health insurance. My name is Rahsheen Taborn and I am the student government president at Pima’s Downtown Campus. I have been working with the Arizona Public Interest Research Group. If you are like most students I talk to, you have a […]

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Health Care Enrollment Begins Oct. 1

September 19, 2013

By A. GREENE Last year, 20-year-old Eliot AshLind was working 40 hours a week at Christie’s Corner Cafe and paying rent at a small studio apartment on Tucson’s west side. At minimum wage plus scant tips, it was tough to make ends meet. Then AshLind learned he had a hernia, and needed surgery. AshLind didn’t […]

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