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Medicaid Expansion Talk Key In Fla. Gov Race

Expanding Medicaid to an additional 1 million Floridians under President Barack Obama’s new health law is turning into one of the biggest issues of this year’s gubernatorial race.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn't need. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Doctor Faces 200 Counts Of Health Care Fraud 

Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn’t need.

CBS Tampa–04/24/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Fla. Couple Charged With Medicaid Fraud

A Lake County couple is facing felony charges for Medicaid fraud.

CBS Tampa–12/15/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

CBS Tampa–11/18/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Dems Vow Medicaid Expansion Fight Is Not Over

Florida’s Democratic leaders are sending Gov. Rick Scott another demand for a special session to discuss expanding Medicaid coverage to 1.1 million residents.

06/26/2013

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will play a Tampa benefit concert May 10 in Curtis Hixon Park (photo credit: garysinisefoundation.org)

Listen to The Current’s May 4-5 show here!

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring Chris Kuban on the Lt. Dan Band benefit concert (May 10th), Dr. […]

05/06/2013

Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Band will perform Friday, May 10 in Tampa (photo credit: foxnews.com)

The Current for 5/4-5: Lt. Dan Band Concert, Shooting With SOF Benefit, Summer Pests/Landscaping, Political Expert Panel

We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]

05/03/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. House Rolls Out Health Insurance Plan

Gov. Rick Scott slammed a Florida House proposal Thursday that would pass up billions of federal dollars to provide health care coverage to 115,000 uninsured Floridians in a watered down alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal health law.

04/11/2013

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