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Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid Expansion

The Florida Legislature’s opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

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Doctors: BRCA Gene Increases Chances Of Uterine Tumors

New research being talked about at an annual meeting of doctors in Tampa shows women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks.

03/24/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

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Nurse Practitioners Win First Round In ‘Scope’ Fight

Despite opposition from physician groups, a House select committee Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would give additional power to nurse practitioners, including allowing them to provide care without doctor supervision.

CBS Miami–02/19/2014

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How Well Does Your Doctor Know Specialists?

The likelihood of primary care doctors who referred patients to specialist has increased, but how a physician may hear about specialists may come as a surprise to some patients.

CBS Miami–10/13/2013

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More Patients, Doctors Engaging In ‘Group Visits’

People ride the bus, go to games and eat with strangers , so how about going to the doctor with a group of strangers?

CBS Miami–08/27/2013

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Jackson Docs Say Experience & Religion Played Part In Bus Crash Treatment

Officials at Jackson Memorial Hospital updated the conditions of the remaining hospitalized victims from Saturday’s bus crash at Miami International Airport and to explain how they were prepared for the mass casualties.

CBS Miami–12/04/2012

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