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Rubio Blasts Spanish Language Media Over Affordable Care Act

Senator Marco Rubio has a new target when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, Spanish Language media, specifically Univision and Telemundo.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

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ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Product

espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

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State Workers May Keep Low Insurance Premiums

While the Florida Legislature won’t let thousands of poor Floridians get access to expanded Medicaid, many of the state’s top workers like Governor Rick Scott may continue to pay low health insurance premiums this year.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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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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Advocates To Sign Up Uninsured At Calle Ocho

Taking their push to the people, advocates for the Affordable Care Act will be at Calle Ocho on Sunday.

03/09/2014

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Florida Medicaid Expansion Losing Steam

As many other Republican-led states grudgingly begin to implement forms of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, the prospects for expansion in Florida is looking increasingly grim.

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

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Website Helps Patients Solve Medical Mysteries

At one time or another most people have turned to Google to self-diagnose an illness or injury. A new website is taking that idea even further now where teams of strangers can work together to diagnose people they have never met before.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

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More Young Adults Signing Up For Health Care

While overall enrollment remained stagnant last month, the number of young adults signing up for health care in the new federal marketplace is increasing in Florida.

02/12/2014

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Googled By Your Doctor

You wouldn’t think twice about Googling information about your doctor, or dentist, but what if you found out they were also looking up information about you online?

02/11/2014

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House Looks To Give Nurse Practitioners More Power

In an issue that could spur a health-care industry fight, a House select committee Monday will take up a 155-page bill that would give nurse practitioners independence to provide medical services without physician supervision.

02/06/2014

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