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

Agreement Neared To Release Florida Doctor Tied To Menendez

Attorneys for the Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez appear to be nearing an agreement to allow his release from jail.

06/29/2015

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Feds Say Hospital Funding Deal Reached ‘In Principle’

After months of wrangling about the issue, a top federal official Tuesday outlined a deal to continue Florida’s Low Income Pool health-funding program for two years.

06/23/2015

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Vero Beach Doc Settles Fraudulent Medicare Billing Claims

A Vero Beach surgeon and the plastic surgery clinic he runs have agreed to pay $4 million to settle allegations that they improperly billed Medicare for procedures that were unnecessary or never performed.

06/22/2015

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Feds Round Up Medicare Fraud Suspects In Miami, Nation

From South Florida to Alaska, FBI and Health and Human Services agents fanned out across the country in the last week and arrested about 200 people they suspect of committing Medicare fraud.

06/18/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Patient Information Bill

In a move that supporters say could help prevent seniors from getting hit with unexpected medical bills, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a measure aimed at clearing up confusion when patients go from hospitals to nursing homes.

06/11/2015

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

Florida Doctor Tied To Sen. Menendez Remains Jailed

A federal judge, before setting his bond, is seeking more information on the assets of a Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez.

06/08/2015

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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