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Three Plead Guilty In S. FL Medicare Scheme

A Medicare fraud scheme that unraveled for three South Florida people is weeks away from wrapping up.

09/06/2013

(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

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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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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Seniors & The ACA

In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]

06/17/2013

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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

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

House Lawmakers Stall Vote On Sun Life Stadium Renovation Bill

Voting in the House stalled Tuesday on the proposed bill to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

CBS4–04/30/2013

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Survivors Angry Over ‘Pain’ Depiction

The real-life murder, torture and kidnapping case from South Florida that’s behind the coming movie “Pain & Gain” indeed reads like a script — just not a funny one.

CBS4–04/04/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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Reports: Medicare Paid $120M In Illegal Care

Two new reports show that the taxpayer-funded Medicare program paid more than $120 million from 2009 to 2011 in violation of federal law for medical services for inmates and illegal immigrants.

01/24/2013

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