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Flu Season In Full Swing Across Florida

Flu season is in full swing across the state, and Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong urges everyone to get a flu shot.

01/05/2014

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

(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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Fla. Economists Predict Growth In Local Economy

Florida economist are painting a good picture for the sunshine state’s economy, projecting steady growth over the next few years.

12/06/2013

(Source:www.healthcare.gov)

Sec. Sebelius In Florida Discussing Healthcare.Gov

She’s become the face of the Affordable Care Act’s botched roll out, but Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will return to the Sunshine State to talk about enrollment on healthcare.gov.

CBS Miami–11/19/2013

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

(Source: CBS4)

FL Schools & Programs At Risk During Government Shutdown

Florida’s schools and state government could be the next victims of the federal government shutdown.

10/10/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Idle Chatter: Florida To Seek More LIP Funds

Florida will seek federal approval to expand funding for a program that is critical to hospitals serving large numbers of low-income and uninsured patients, the state Medicaid director told lawmakers Tuesday.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FL Close To Top In U.S. For Residents Lacking Health Ins.

New U.S. Census numbers revealed Florida had the nation’s second-highest rate of residents without health insurance.

08/29/2013

(Source: AP)

Feds Ban Some Medicare And Medicaid Providers In Miami

Federal health officials have announced they will ban certain types of Medicare and Medicaid providers in three cities, including Miami.

07/26/2013

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