Phoenix to Tax Hospitals to Cover Uninsured Patients

The city of Phoenix has passed a short-term tax on local hospitals that could garner about $200 million to help pay for uninsured people.

The Arizona Republic reported the measure was passed Tuesday and could bring in $130 million, with the federal government providing $2 in matching funds for every dollar raised.

The measure received support from doctors, nurses and other health care representatives.

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