The action by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services follows Arizona lawmakers' approval of legislation last spring ending an enrollment freeze for KidsCare, Arizona's version of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program.
Rashad Shabazz, an associate professor at ASU’s School of Transformation has been closely watching protests and rallies unfold in our community. He says the younger, diverse crowds are the "future of the Valley."
For transgender people, the costs of sex reassignment surgery are substantial. Only in recent years have more employers begun covering those procedures, but others still don’t and a case is now headed to federal court.
More companies are changing the way they evaluate employees. Recently, IBM joined Accenture and General Electric by overhauling or eliminating the traditional annual reviews. Company leaders determined the time, money and effort spent on annual reviews wasn’t paying off with improved performance.
Arizona’s delegation remains divided, but they’ve pledged to stay unified despite a series of email leaks that show party leaders trying to undermine Bernie Sanders in favor of eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.