Florida’s senior senator is calling for a federal investigation, after our story on the birth tourism businesses that are springing up between Miami and Moscow. The agencies cater to wealthy and middle class women from former Soviet Bloc countries who want to give birth to an instant American citizen. But it’s the potential for Medicaid fraud that CBS4 investigates has uncovered, that is prompting the most outrage, reports CBS4 Anchor Rick Folbaum.
The mother of twin toddlers, who nearly drowned in a Sunrise pool, called 911 for help without realizing the kids in the water were actually her own.
The Joint Commission, a nonprofit group that accredits the nation’s hospitals, gave top scores to 11 in South Florida. Five of those 11 were part of the HCA chain.
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.
A Sunrise toddler was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after falling into the family’s pool.