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  • Were letter writers engaged in scheme to bilk dad?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: A recent answer you gave was quite shocking to me. Apparently, two women, the daughters who recently lost their mother, had now taken over control of their 82-year-old father's finances. If you cannot figure out...
  • Sanford family health center becomes home for medical clinic

    A new nonprofit medical clinic for uninsured and underinsured patients held its grand opening in Sanford on Wednesday, filling a void left when its predecessor was forced to close at the end of last year. Orange Blossom Family Health — part of...
  • $48.6 million: Attorney General's Office

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. The Virginia attorney general's annual budget approaches $50 million, much of which is...
  • Healthcare chain's bid for 6 hospitals draws protest

    Healthcare chain's bid for 6 hospitals draws protest
    Prime Healthcare Services Inc., a hospital chain that has come under fire for billing and patient privacy issues, is facing opposition over its potential acquisition of six California hospitals, including two medical centers in Los Angeles County. On...
  • California's Medi-Cal explosion

    California's Medi-Cal explosion
    California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal enrollment. The numbers — 2.2 million enrollees since January — surprised healthcare experts and created unforeseen...
  • Virginia politics: Democrats push for details on Medicaid session

    Virginia politics: Democrats push for details on Medicaid session
    The General Assembly is to convene next month to talk about Medicaid expansion, but there's still no firm word on the scope of what they'll tackle – or even what kind of legislation, if any, they'll consider — and that is starting to bug...
  • Accountable Care Organizations might help tame Medicare costs

    whatdoctorsknow.com Medicare is the 800-pound gorilla in the waiting room of health care reform. Health care costs are going up for everyone, but Medicare covers 50 million Americans -- more than any other single insurer. In 2009, total health care...
  • Divide between red and blue states over healthcare deepens

    Divide between red and blue states over healthcare deepens
    States that have aggressively put the Affordable Care Act into practice have cut the number of uninsured residents sharply -- in some cases in half or better -- while those that balked have improved little if at all, according to new data released...
  • Cesar Chavez, septic systems, and Trader Joe's: Letters

    Defending Cesar Chavez Once again, Bruce Tinsley has used his so-called comic strip to insult Latin American immigrants, this time with two cartoons belittling the late Cesar Chavez ("Mallard Fillmore," Orlando Sentinel Thursday and Saturday). There...
  • Stop the suffering -- expand Medicaid

    Florida has the dubious distinction of having one of the highest rates in the country when it comes to children without health-care coverage. Meanwhile, every day, according to its budget analysts, Florida turns its back on $10 million in federal tax...
  • How do you leave a union you don't know you belong to?

    Americans are fascinated with secret societies. From articles about the Illuminati to news reports on the Bilderberg Group, people love to speculate on furtive conspiracies. Now imagine an organization so secretive, even its own members don't know...