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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

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Jail Clerk Accused Of Stealing Prescription Drugs From Inmates

A property clerk at the Pinellas County Jail faces multiple charges after sheriff’s officials say he took prescription drugs from at least five inmates.

10/23/2013

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The Current: Florida Education Association, Fireworks Safety, CW44 Bayside on Humane Society of Pinellas, the $290 Billion Medical Secret

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (June 30th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Florida Education Association president Andy Ford on […]

CBS Tampa–07/05/2013

CVS Sells Disposable Camcorders

2 Florida CVS Stores Stopped From Selling Drugs

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has suspended two Florida-based CVS pharmacies from selling drugs like oxycodone. DEA officials said Monday it is the first time stores in a pharmacy chain are […]

02/06/2012

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Study finds many patients shun free heart drugs

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Give people free prescription drugs and many of them still won’t bother to take their medicine.

CBS Tampa–11/15/2011

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