Study: Some For-Profit Hospitals Charging 10x Medicare Rates A study appearing in the June issue of the journal Health Affairs has found that 20 of the 50 U.S. hospitals that charge the most for their services are located in Florida.
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.
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.
Bumpy Start For Florida Health Insurance ExchangeAfter months of build-up, Florida residents were met with technology glitches Tuesday as they tried shopping for health insurance for the first time on government-run online marketplaces, a key component of the Affordable Care Act. Many were unable to enroll, but federal health officials stressed the program was nevertheless off to a good start.
Health Overhaul Confuses Medicare BeneficiariesMedicare beneficiaries don't have to do anything differently and will continue to go to Medicare.gov to sign up for plans.
3 Get Long Prison Terms In Fla. Medicare Fraud Three former executives at a South Florida psychiatric hospital have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a $67 million Medicare fraud scheme.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Seniors & The ACA
ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From FictionWhat does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you'll fare.
Opinion: Romney Clearly Won The Debate - AgainThe debate results are much less lopsided than the first debate, but Obama’s failed promises of the past four years which were clearly expressed by Romney dictate that Obama couldn’t win the debate. Romney won again.
Opinion: Paul Ryan's Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget MathIf you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan's drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.
Opinion: In Tonight's Debate Mitt Romney's Lies Will Catch Up With HimRomney so misrepresented his record in Denver that it will be hard for the former Massachusetts Governor to walk it back tonight because Romney will be lying about his record to a room full of voters.