A South Florida lawmaker wants to increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack and is offering a political sweetener to try to get it passed: Use the money to roll back fees on motorists.
Federal officials Thursday approved Florida’s proposal to extend a controversial Medicaid managed-care pilot program through June 2014. Officials were locked in more than a year of negotiations about the logistics of the program.
Almost 65 percent of adults in Miami-Dade County are obese or overweight. Make Healthy Happen Miami is working to educate neighbors by providing fresh food and healthcare in neighborhoods that desperately need it.
An increase in the Medicare age would cost Florida and its residents $789 million a year, according to a report issued Thursday by Latinos for a Secure Retirement.
At a time when the U.S. economy is in turmoil, wouldn’t it be nice to know the cost of your kids healthcare is covered? It can be with the Florida KidCare program.
Florida Medical Association officials voted in a closed door session last weekend to take a position in opposition to the state’s proposed Medicaid overhaul.
Staying healthy as we age is something that may seem hard to do, but a Harvard educated best selling author said there are some tricks if you want to be successful.
Jackson Health System executives announced Tuesday that they need reduce salaries and benefits for its 11,100 employees by more than $200 million to help the system get close to a balanced budget for fiscal 2012.
Whether they are sick or hurt, no one like waiting for hours and hours to see a doctor at a hospital’s emergency room. Now one healthcare provider is trying to change that – for a price.
Carlos Migoya, Jackson Health System’s chief executive, said Thursday he is eliminating 189 positions for an annual savings of $13.3 million.