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NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 02:  Sen. 2 arrives at a federal court to be indicted on corruption charges on April 2, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Melgen and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) are being indicted on corruption charges stemming from the senator being accused of accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Oppose Moving US Sen. Menendez’s Corruption Case

Federal prosecutors for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez are opposed to moving the corruption case from New Jersey to Washington.

05/27/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Lower LIP Funding Sets Stage For Session Debate

Florida can anticipate about $1 billion in funding for a health-care program at the center of a state budget standoff, a high-ranking federal official wrote in a letter Thursday, giving lawmakers a better idea of what to expect when they begin a special session next month.

05/21/2015

Palm trees surround the Harry S. Truman "Little White House" museum, president Truman's vacation home. (Source: Dennis K. Johnson via Getty Images)

Truman Conference Focuses On National Health Care

A 2-day conference is shinning a light on national healthcare and the legacy of President Harry S. Truman.

05/16/2015

Dr. Salomon Melgen at his office in West Palm Beach. (Source: Hector Gabino/El Nuevo Herald)

Doctor Tied To Menendez Pleads Not Guilty In Medicare Case

The doctor charged with corruption, alongside New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, has pleaded not guilty in an alleged Medicare fraud scheme.

04/16/2015

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AIDS/HIV Care Provider Accused In Medicare Fraud

One of the nation’s largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of scamming federal Medicare and Medicaid programs out of $20 million.

04/08/2015

The donation box. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Donation By Intimidation?

Every day across the nation seniors over 60 are fed a free meal funded by the government at designated senior citizen centers.
For many who live in poverty or on fixed incomes, it is the only hot meal they will eat all day.
But as CBS4 Investigates discovered, some centers are expecting their seniors to give them money for their free lunch.
They call it a donation. But as CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez asks, is it “Donation By Intimidation?”

CBS4–11/19/2014

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Davie Man Pleads Guilty To Medicare Fraud

The former chief operating officer of the health care company Hollywood Pavilion LLC has pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy charges for his part in a $67 million Medicare scam.

11/19/2014

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14-Plus Years For Cuban Ballplayer Smuggler

The ringleader of a smuggling organization that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the U.S. will spend more than 14 years in a federal prison.

11/10/2014

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Amid Nasty Ads Congressional Candidates Have A Lot In Common

In the race for U.S. Congress for District 26, the nasty ads are plastered all over social media and TV.

09/23/2014

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Rep. Frankel Tackles Medicare Fraud

Each year and estimated 1.5 million people are victims of medical identify theft, which equates to $50 billion lost from Medicare annually due to fraud. Rep. Lois Frankel has unveiled the Fighting Medicare Fraud Act of 2014 as way to combat this issue.

09/23/2014

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