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Bill Takes On Unlicensed Health Clinics

There is one simple way for a Florida medical clinic to avoid being licensed and undergoing an annual inspection: Don’t accept insurance.

04/06/2014

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Medical Examiner: Teen From Citrus Health Died Of Natural Causes

A teenage boy who died at the Citrus Health Treatment Center for adolescents in Pembroke Pines in August died of natural causes.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: “Riot” Brought Police To Center For Troubled Teens

Pembroke Pines police were called to a “riot” at the Citrus Center for Adolescent Treatment Services in April, an episode that included an officer slugging a 14 year-old mentally disturbed patient in the face.

08/09/2013

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New Rules Let Floridians Raise Disabled Kids At Home

The new rules, announced by Florida healthcare regulators, will affect hundreds of parents of disabled children.

CBS4–02/02/2013

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Scott’s Medicaid Costs Called Into Question

Governor Rick Scott is under fire for using inflated numbers to help his case for rejecting key parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS Miami–01/10/2013

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DOJ Asks: Is Fla. Unnecessarily Placing Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes?

Officials from state agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice met Thursday to discuss whether that’s the case, which would be a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

CBS4–11/17/2012

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State Investigating Massive Pain Clinic Fraud In Dade County

State investigators are considering criminal charges after finding regulatory violations in almost 90 percent of the pain clinics that treat automobile accident victims in Miami-Dade County.

CBS4–01/07/2012

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Feds Approve Extension Of Florida’s Controversial Medicaid Pilot Program

Federal officials Thursday approved Florida’s proposal to extend a controversial Medicaid managed-care pilot program through June 2014. Officials were locked in more than a year of negotiations about the logistics of the program.

CBS4–12/15/2011

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Fla. Medicaid Pilot Program Extended For 2 Weeks

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration received a two-week reprieve for a controversial Medicaid pilot program that sent patients into managed-care programs, or HMO’s.

CBS4–08/01/2011

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Managed Health Care, Abortion Bills Signed By Gov. Scott

A landmark Medicaid overhaul bill got the stamp of approval from Governor Rick Scott Thursday.

CBS4–06/02/2011