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AIDS Patients Fear Discrimination In Affordable Care Act Exchange

Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

Federal court ruled a Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Court Upholds ‘Docs Vs. Glocks’ Law

State law restricts what information doctors can give patients about gun ownership.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

File photo of pills and capsules. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Doctors Sent To Prison In Pill Mill Case

Two doctors have been sentenced to prison time for money laundering in one of the largest South Florida cases involving “pill mill” clinics that illegally dispensed vast amounts of prescription painkillers.

CBS Tampa–04/07/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

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.

03/06/2014

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.

03/06/2014

File photo of an empty hospital room. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

4 New Cases Of Dengue Fever, Bringing Total To 11

Four new cases of dengue fever have been confirmed on the Treasure Coast, bringing the total of reported cases of the mosquito-borne disease to eleven.

CBS Tampa–08/31/2013

Fla. Struggles With Shortage Of Primary Care Docs

Darlene O’Neil just saw a doctor at a mobile health clinic for the first time in months after dropping her health coverage six months ago because she could no longer afford it. Soon, a team of local student doctors, nurses, lawyers and social workers led by a doctor will visit her home for monthly follow-up care to help the 46-year-old her manage her blood pressure because she’s at high-risk for diabetes.

06/22/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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