U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

(Source: AP)

Senate Floats Revised Health Coverage Plan

The Florida Senate floated a health care coverage plan in an effort to break the logjam over extending coverage to hundreds of thousands of Floridians.

05/26/2015

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)

Congressional Hearing Planned On LIP Showdown

A congressional hearing is planned to address the healthcare funding feud between Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Obama administration.

05/12/2015

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

State Rebuffed In Children’s Medicaid Fight

A federal judge last week rejected the state’s latest attempt to end a decade-long lawsuit that contends Florida has not properly provided care to children in the Medicaid program.

05/04/2015

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Candidates Hope Low-Profile Campaigns Will Lead To Higher Votes

As voters go to the polls for next week’s primary, two relatively unknown Democrats hope their low-profile campaigns will work to garner them a win against Republican incumbent Pam Bondi.

08/22/2014

(Source: AP)

Judge Rules Sheldon Meets Residency Requirements

A legal move to disqualify one of two Democratic candidates for Florida attorney general failed Friday when a Tallahassee judge ruled that George Sheldon met the residency requirements for the race.

08/15/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Health Dept.: Surprised By Immigrant Arrivals

Thousands of unaccompanied minors who are crossing the border with no families are being housed in border states but soon South Florida could be seeing a similar situation.

07/18/2014

Birth Control

Florida Joins Multi-State Lawsuit To Block Contraceptive Rule

Florida has joined six other states in asking a federal judge to block an Obama administration mandate that requires birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and outreach programs.

CBS4–02/24/2012

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I-Team: Major Medicare Fraud Bust Targets Miami Clinics

Federal agents stormed homes and offices at dawn this morning as part of a major Medicare fraud bust in and around Miami. The crime: $165 million dollars allegedly stolen from U.S. taxpayers.

CBS4–09/06/2011