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We have now passed several key milestones in the open enrollment cycle for the Affordable Care Act: The deadline to sign up for coverage that was effective in January, the due date to pay for that coverage, and the deadline to enroll in coverage that is effective this month. Periodically during this open enrollment cycle, we’ve checked in with experts to get past the sound bites so endemic in this heated political debate. Read more»

An analysis of health-care enrollment under the Affordable Care Act found that only 10 states met or exceeded the levels they were expected to reach by the end of last year. Arizona reached only 54 percent of its projected level, the 10th-lowest for states with a federally run insurance marketplace.

Arizona’s health-insurance marketplace reached barely half of its projected enrollment under the Affordable Care Act by the end of last year, according to an analysis released Wednesday. Read more»

Arizona ranks among the lowest-performing states in the United States for children's health coverage. Read more» 5

Overall state rankings by quartile in The Commonwealth Fund’s report.

Arizona ranks among the lowest-performing states in the nation for children's health coverage, riding the bottom line for access, affordability and equity, according to a national report. The state ranked 49th overall. Read more»