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.
National pharmacy giant CVS announced Wednesday that it will stop selling tobacco products at all of its 7,600 drugstores across the nation.
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.
The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.