How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
Nurse Practitioners Win First Round In 'Scope' FightDespite opposition from physician groups, a House select committee Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would give additional power to nurse practitioners, including allowing them to provide care without doctor supervision.
How Well Does Your Doctor Know Specialists?The likelihood of primary care doctors who referred patients to specialist has increased, but how a physician may hear about specialists may come as a surprise to some patients.
More Patients, Doctors Engaging In 'Group Visits'People ride the bus, go to games and eat with strangers , so how about going to the doctor with a group of strangers?
Jackson Docs Say Experience & Religion Played Part In Bus Crash TreatmentOfficials at Jackson Memorial Hospital updated the conditions of the remaining hospitalized victims from Saturday’s bus crash at Miami International Airport and to explain how they were prepared for the mass casualties.
Doctors, Hospitals Nationwide Adding Fees To Medical BillsHospitals and doctors offices across the country are tacking extra fees onto your bill.
Docs & Glock Legal Block AppealedFlorida Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health have appealed a Miami federal judge's ruling that barred the enforcement of a state law that forbid doctors and other medical providers from asking patients about guns in their homes.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
Gov. Scott: Florida No Longer Pill Mill HavenWith 213 pill mills shut down by Florida law enforcement agencies in the past year, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that law enforcement agencies are making huge inroads on stopping the folks who illegally sell prescription drugs.
MLS Discuss Concussions At Symposium In Ft. LauderdaleMajor League Soccer is looking to take the lead with the best protocol for handling concussions, and the league did just that In Fort Lauderdale.
High-Tech House Calls Gaining PopularityAmericans are struggling with healthcare these days, whether it's not having health insurance, a scary diagnosis or looking for a specialist. CBS4's Cynthia Demos reports that more and more options are popping up online to help connect physicians to patients... even those who've never met before.
CBS4 Investigates: Should Doctors Ask Patients About Guns?Courts, lawmakers, and Governor Rick Scott are all arguing about the right of Florida physicians to ask patients about access to guns. CBS4 Investigates a tragic case where one widow believes a simple question could have saved her husband's life.
Employee Wellness Is Top Priority At Royal CaribbeanIn an economy where businesses are cutting back everywhere and anywhere possible, one of South Florida's largest employers is doing quite the opposite.
Program Helps Docs & Parents Reach Out And ReadA trip to the pediatrician happens quite frequently for parents to help the kids deal with colds and shots; but a local program is helping match pediatricians with a reading curriculum to help kids get a jump start on literacy.