Arizona Budget Cuts Put Some Organ Transplants Out of Reach

Randy Shepherd is a 36-year-old father of three who needs a transplant to replace a failing heart weakened by childhood bouts of rheumatic fever. When he was placed on a transplant waiting list last year, the prospect of resuming a normal life with a healthy donor heart helped him tolerate the fatigue, lost appetite and the inability to play sports he loved and work at the small plumbing business he founded. But nothing prepared him for the shock of learning that Arizona's Medicaid program was...Full Story
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