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  • Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional

     Despite Obamacare, U.S. healthcare system still dysfunctional
    Obamacare was supposed to make our healthcare system friendlier to patients, and in many ways it's succeeded. But we still have a long way to go. For almost her entire life, Maria Rogers has been the picture of health. She's worked for years as a...
  • West Palm man jailed in staged auto crash ring

    West Palm man jailed in staged auto crash ring
    What deputies originally thought was a minor crash without injuries wound up costing a car-insurance company almost $20,000. Acting on information from Allstate Insurance and the FBI, investigators soon unraveled a fraud scheme: A couple had staged...
  • Your medical record is worth more to hackers than your credit card

    Your medical record is worth more to hackers than your credit card
    Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market. Last month, the FBI warned healthcare providers to guard against cyber attacks after one of the largest U.S. hospital operators, Community Health Systems...
  • As risks multiply, NGOs reassess security in Middle East

    ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Aid agencies are tightening security measures in the Middle East and increasingly outsourcing work to local organizations to limit their exposure to multiplying risks across the region. Most if not all international NGOs had...
  • SEC probes Pimco chief Bill Gross's ETF bond fund

    (Reuters) - U.S. regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether bond fund manager Pimco inflated the returns of its Total Return Exchange-Traded Fund run by founder Bill Gross, who has come under renewed fire from investors this...
  • Mayo: Pretty soon, 'underwater property' might take on whole new meaning

    Mayo: Pretty soon, 'underwater property' might take on whole new meaning
    Huge crowds marched in New York City last weekend to raise awareness of climate change and rising seas, but in South Florida our blissful ignorance toward the future marches onward (and upward). As I drove along Hollywood's narrow barrier island the...
  • Lambert pleads guilty in Slate Belt loan case

    Lambert pleads guilty in Slate Belt loan case
    READING — Walter "Buddy" Lambert admitted Tuesday to bilking friends and neighbors who entrusted him with their life savings while he managed a Slate Belt loan agency owned by a well-known Bangor doctor — a multimillion-dollar fraud that...
  • What sickening surprise awaits hospital patients?

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Tuesday, Sept. 23: You're in the hospital, mending from surgery, and a friendly doctor shows up to ask how you're doing. You shouldn't have to wonder if that doctor is on rounds for the...
  • State Farm to sell Blue Cross health policies in Illinois

     State Farm to sell Blue Cross health policies in Illinois
    The state's largest health insurance company is adding the firepower of the nation's largest home and auto insurer to sell health care policies this fall, both companies said Tuesday. Health Care Service Corp., the parent company of Blue Cross and...
  • Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law

    Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law
    The federal healthcare law has dramatically increased coverage among Latinos, according to a new report that provides a comprehensive look at the effects of the Affordable Care Act on a historically underinsured community. Overall, the percentage of...
  • Citizens removing special assessment from property insurance bills

    Citizens removing special assessment from property insurance bills
    As Floridians' memories of hunkering down and fixing up after the hurricanes of 2004 and 2005 recede, so too do the bills we had to pay. Florida's $1.4 billion debt to fix damage from eight named storms over those two years is nearly paid off, and...