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What Is The Difference Between An HMO And A PPO?

The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.

03/06/2014

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott talks to CBS4's Gio Benitez in Tampa about the RNC and Tropical Storm Isaac on Sunday, August 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott One Of ‘Most Influential’ In Health Care List

Gov. Rick Scott ranked 43rd in Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 most influential people in health care. A second Floridian also placed in the Top 100.

08/30/2012

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UnitedHealthcare Loses Appeal On HMO Contracts

A Tallahassee appeals court this week rejected an appeal by UnitedHealthcare of Florida in a dispute about major changes in HMO coverage for state employees.

CBS4–12/09/2011

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Fla. Medicaid Pilot Program Extended For 2 Weeks

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration received a two-week reprieve for a controversial Medicaid pilot program that sent patients into managed-care programs, or HMO’s.

CBS4–08/01/2011

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Bill Passes To Make Massive Medicaid Changes

The Florida Senate has approved a bill that will privatize the state’s Medicaid program. The changes will mean 3 million poor Floridians will now be getting their health care from HMO’s.

CBS4–05/06/2011

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State Worker Health Insurance Change Advances In Fla. House

A House committee easily approved a bill Wednesday that would overhaul the state employee health-insurance system, but the issue hinges on upcoming budget negotiations.

CBS4–04/21/2011

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Protest Erupts Over Gov. Scott’s Health Care Cuts

WEST MIAMI DADE (CBS4) – Hundreds of people came on foot, in wheelchairs, and walkers to Tropical Park Friday morning to protest Gov. Rick Scott’s budget cuts to the health care industry. They said his […]

CBS4–04/08/2011

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Florida Medicare Patients Facing Sweeping Changes

A bill released by lawmakers Thursday proposes moving millions of low-income Floridians to HMO-style health plans and limits how much the state will spend on the program.

CBS4–02/18/2011

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Gables Entrepreneur’s New Healthcare Venture

Coral Gables medical entrepreneur Miguel “Mike” Fernandez announced a plan on Wednesday to invest up to $100 million statewide to take advantage of new Medicaid changes proposed by Governor Rick Scott, according to CBS4 news partners The Miami Herald.

CBS4–01/05/2011