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Hospitals

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) One of the new operating rooms at Jackson South

Florida Hospitals Reduce Readmission Rates

Just five years ago, Florida was considered one of the worst in the nation when it came down to health outcomes and high costs, according to Florida Hospital Association (FHA). Now the state is doing what it can to improve quality for patients and save money under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

(AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

Health Care Charges Show High Prices Across South Florida

As President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act begins to take effect, the costs of health care are finally being revealed to customers. The numbers show wildly different charges for similar procedures across the country and no real explanation of why the prices vary so much.

CBS Miami–05/20/2013

Stethoscope on U.S. paper currency (Source: hudiemm via Getty Images)

Survey: S. Florida Hospitals Could Lose $368M If Deadline Passes

Returning Monday after a week off, Congress will have just five days to save South Florida hospitals from losing $368 million.

CBS4–02/23/2013

BABY GENERIC

Best Hospitals In South Florida For Giving Birth

You’ll make plenty of decisions during pregnancy and choosing where to give birth, whether in a hospital or in a birth center setting, is one of the most important. Here’s a list of some of the best hospitals in South Florida to give birth. South Miami Hospital, Baptist Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Plantation General and West Boca Medical Center.

CBS4–06/03/2012

Birth Control

Gov’t. Rule Eliminates Co-Pays For Birth Control

Women on birth control have gotten a long-awaited financial reprieve from the Obama administration Friday.

CBS4–01/20/2012

(Source: CBS4) 11/11/11 happens only once a century

At 11:11:11 on 11/11/11, People Will Ask, “What’s In A Number?”

It’s just a number, or is it? Shortly before Noon Friday, the clock will read 11 hours, 11 minutes, and 11 seconds on November 11, 2011. In other words, 11:11:11 11/11/11. For many, that’s a special, even mystical moment.

CBS4–11/11/2011

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