Health and Human Services
Although he recently softened his opposition to the looming health care mandate, Gov. Rick Scott is concerned the costs of a state health exchange could end up being greater than early estimates.
Women on birth control have gotten a long-awaited financial reprieve from the Obama administration Friday.
The Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare, has been in effect for a little over a year; and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s making a big impact on health care for young adults.
Medicare fraud spilled over into the heart of Miami-Dade County’s government center Wednesday morning.
Miami-Dade County is in a better place when it comes to health. The county was rewarded a $14.7 million grant from the federal government which will help improve health practices and promote wellness.
Federal authorities are calling it the largest international Medicare fraud bust to date. The arrests out of Bogota, Colombia, follow a joint investigation into Medicare fraud by the CBS4 I-Team and CBS’s newsmagazine 60 MINUTES.
New security measures announced Monday will combat Medicare fraud will include tougher screenings for providers and the ability to withhold payments during investigations.