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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Pedestrians walk by a CVS store on November 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. CVS Caremark reported a 25 percent surge in third-quarter earnings with profits of $1.25 billion, or $1.02 per share, compared to $1.01 billion, or 79 cents a share one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CVS Kicks The Habit, Will Stop Selling Tobacco Products

National pharmacy giant CVS announced Wednesday that it will stop selling tobacco products at all of its 7,600 drugstores across the nation.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

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Fla. Medicaid Decision May Cost Businesses Millions

The GOP-led Florida Legislature quickly rejected Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act a few years ago, but the decision may impact a key Republican constituency, businesses.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

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Commission Hits Stalemate Over Union Health Contributions

The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

People who have tried to sign up for insurance on the Spanish version of the federal health care website have run into their own set of difficulties. (Source: cuidadodesalud.gov)

Spanish Speakers Frustrated By Federal Health Care Website

People who have tried to sign up for insurance on the Spanish version of the federal health care website have run into their own set of difficulties. First off the site, CuidadoDeSalud.gov, launched more than two months late.

01/12/2014

President Barack Obama

Obamacare Now Law Of The Land

As of Wednesday, the much maligned Affordable Care Act went into full effect across the country. The law fundamentally shifts parts of the health care industry and open the door for millions of uninsured Americans to finally afford health care.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

Health Insurance Marketplace ACA

Monday Deadline Looms For Federal Health Exchange Coverage

The deadline is looming for people looking for insurance under the federal health exchange program if they want their coverage to start in January. Monday is the last day to sign up.

12/22/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Veto Sustained; Pay Impasse Remains With Labor Unions

The Miami-Dade County Commission met for the final time in 2013 and commissioners came up one vote shy of overriding Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s veto of a program to end a forced contribution to health care costs.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

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Sebelius Returns To Miami Touting Healthcare

Two months removed from the disastrous roll-out of healthcare.gov, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be back in Miami to talk about the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–12/13/2013

(Source:www.healthcare.gov)

Florida Leads States Using Federal Obamacare Exchange

Roughly 260,000 people enrolled in the Obamacare exchanges in November, more than double the October sign-ups that were plagued by a malfunctioning healthcare.gov website.

CBS Miami–12/11/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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