Doctors may start to get reimbursed for end-of-life care discussions with patients. Tuesday, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed a change that would encourage physicians to start having these conversations with patients.
In June, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent a letter to the hospital threatening to terminate its Medicare provider agreement. In it, CMS said the hospital did not meet four Conditions of Participation during an investigation.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed removing the Hualapai Mexican Vole from the list of endangered species. Genetic evidence suggests their numbers are more widespread in Arizona than previously believed.
Twenty years have passed since Bosnian Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys near Srebrenica in Eastern Bosnia during the Bosnian War, but many of the perpetrators have not yet been brought to justice.
The deputy director of the Arizona Board of Education is leaving for a new job at the University of Arizona as state schools chief Diane Douglas seeks a court's authority to fire her. Sabrina Vasquez announced Wednesday she was leaving to take a job with the University of Arizona.
Since 1875, the town of Superior has relied on mining to drive its economy. That reliance has come at a cost though as many residents there have lived through several boom and bust cycles when nearby mines open and close. But town officials are now hoping to put an end to that cycle.