Department of Health and Human Services

(Source:AP/Charles Dharapak)

Feds Release $71.5M Withheld During Migrant Crisis

Groups that provide refugee services across the United States expressed relief Thursday after the federal government announced the release of $71.5 million it had reprogrammed in June to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border this year.

09/18/2014

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Health Insurers Raise 2015 Florida Exchange Rates

In Florida, eight insurance companies will raise the price of health plans and three will be lowering them through the Affordable Care Act exchange.

08/04/2014

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Florida Among States Getting Most Immigrant Kids

Federal data published Thursday shows Florida is the state receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border.

07/24/2014

People lined up at the help center inside the Mall of the Americas to wait to talk face to face with someone who could help.  (Source: CBS4)

Website Problems Stall Sign-Ups For Health Insurance In West Miami-Dade

Visitors packed the Mall of the Americas Monday night to shop for health insurance.

03/31/2014

Nancy Pelosi Addresses 20th Annual Women's Leadership Forum

Health Insurance Deadline Approaching

The clock is ticking for Floridians who are interested in signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

03/15/2014

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Head Start Programs Kept Afloat During Shutdown With Donation

A donation will help the National Heat Start Association keep going during the federal government shutdown.

10/07/2013

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Floridians Cost For ACA Coverage Revealed

The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges go live on Tuesday and premiums for Florida for a mid-range plan would be approximately $328 a month depending on where the buyer lives in the state.

CBS Miami–09/25/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Reports: Medicare Paid $120M In Illegal Care

Two new reports show that the taxpayer-funded Medicare program paid more than $120 million from 2009 to 2011 in violation of federal law for medical services for inmates and illegal immigrants.

01/24/2013

Archbishop Thomas Wenski  (Source: CBS4)

Archdiocese Of Miami Sues Gov’t Over Birth Control Mandate

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami has joined other Catholic institutions nationwide in challenging the Obama administration over birth control.

CBS4–10/20/2012

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Keys Schools New Sex Ed Curriculum Includes Birth Control Discussion

Florida Keys public schools are changing their sex education curriculum. For the first time, the new curriculum will include discussion of birth control.

CBS4–10/18/2012

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