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House Takes Different Approach In Health Care Revamp

After rejecting a controversial expansion of health coverage for low-income Floridians, House Republicans took a far-different approach Wednesday to revamping the state’s health-care system.

06/11/2015

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House Takes Aim At Hospital Regulations

A House panel on Tuesday approved a proposal that would eliminate key regulations when it comes to building hospitals.

06/09/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hospitals Against Gov. Scott’s Revenue Sharing Proposal

Florida hospitals have fired back against Gov. Rick Scott in the latest salvo over the governor’s suggestion that the health-care facilities mimic professional baseball teams in sharing revenues.

05/19/2015

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

Scott Calls For Hospitals To Share Profits

Gov. Rick Scott said Friday that, like Major League Baseball teams, hospitals should share profits if the federal government refuses to authorize $2.2 billion in health-care spending.

05/08/2015

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) One of the new operating rooms at Jackson South

Florida Hospitals Reduce Readmission Rates

Just five years ago, Florida was considered one of the worst in the nation when it came down to health outcomes and high costs, according to Florida Hospital Association (FHA). Now the state is doing what it can to improve quality for patients and save money under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

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Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Create Jobs In Dade, Broward

In addition to providing insurance for those in need, an expansion of Medicaid in Florida would create more than 100,000 new jobs, according to one study.

03/31/2013

Stethoscope on U.S. paper currency (Source: hudiemm via Getty Images)

Survey: S. Florida Hospitals Could Lose $368M If Deadline Passes

Returning Monday after a week off, Congress will have just five days to save South Florida hospitals from losing $368 million.

CBS4–02/23/2013

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Medicaid Stand Off Leaves Miami’s Unisured In Limbo

A stand off between Governor Rick Scott and the Obama administration has left millions of uninsured Florida families in a limbo of sorts.

10/07/2012