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Sebelius Visits S.Fla. For ACA Sign Up Event

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius visited South Florida on Saturday to help kick off an event meant to help those wanting to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

03/29/2014

Miami Heat v Denver Nuggets

Battier Joins Push To Sign People Up For ACA

Miami Heat forward Shane Battier will become the third member of the organization to make a public push to get people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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Sec. Sebelius In Florida Discussing Healthcare.Gov

She’s become the face of the Affordable Care Act’s botched roll out, but Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will return to the Sunshine State to talk about enrollment on healthcare.gov.

CBS Miami–11/19/2013

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Scott To Meet With HHS’ Sebelius To Discuss State Health Exchange

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.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Birth Control

Gov’t. Rule Eliminates Co-Pays For Birth Control

Women on birth control have gotten a long-awaited financial reprieve from the Obama administration Friday.

CBS4–01/20/2012

President Barack Obama

Feds: Millions More Kids Insured Under “Obamacare”

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.

CBS4–12/14/2011

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Feds Seize Records From Several Miami Pharmacies

Medicare fraud spilled over into the heart of Miami-Dade County’s government center Wednesday morning.

CBS4–10/12/2011

Health Caduecus Generic

Miami-Dade Given $14.7M Grant For Health, Human Services

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.

CBS4–04/28/2011

MedicareFraudIteam

I-Team: You Can Run But You Can’t Hide: Medicare Fraud Fugitives Caught

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.

CBS4–03/15/2011

(Source: AP) Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Feds Recover $2.5 Billion In Health Care Fraud

New security measures announced Monday will combat Medicare fraud will include tougher screenings for providers and the ability to withhold payments during investigations.

CBS4–01/24/2011