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This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamacare Enrollees Getting Kicked Out Of Website, Dealing With Jammed Phone Lines As Deadline Nears

With just days left to sign up for insurance under the president’s new health law, people around Florida are continuing to have mixed results as they try to enroll.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Paid For 2 Health Care Plans After Trouble Disenrolling From Obamacare

A Florida woman had to pay for two health care plans after she had trouble disenrolling from Obamacare.

CBS Tampa–03/20/2014

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 5, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: ‘I’ve Never Believed That Special Elections Are A Bellwether Of Anything’

After months of railing against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, Republicans scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that had been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November.

CBS Tampa–03/12/2014

File photo of a voting booth. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

David Jolly Wins Fla. Congressional Special Election In Test Race Over Obamacare

Republican David Jolly is the winner of a hard-fought congressional election in Florida to replace the late Rep. Bill Young.

CBS Tampa–03/11/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist: Obamacare Has ‘Been Great’ For Florida

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist on Sunday stuck to his support of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, saying “it’s been great” for the state despite a difficult rollout.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

File photo of man smoking cigarette.(Photo Credit: HOANG DINH NAM / AFP / GettyImages)

Waldman Bill Would Add $1 Surcharge To Cigarettes

A Florida lawmaker is proposing the state add a $1 surcharge on each pack of cigarettes sold.

01/18/2014

File photo of money. (photo: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Guilty In $20M Medicare Fraud Scheme

A South Florida woman has pleaded guilty to involvement in several health care fraud schemes that cost the Medicare program an estimated $20 million in losses.

CBS Tampa–01/08/2014

Younger Americans are crucial to the success of President Obama's health care reforms. (Getty Images)

Marketing Efforts To Uninsured Youth Ramp Up

The federal government and states running their own exchanges under Obamacare have launched marketing efforts for healthy young adults.

01/02/2014

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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