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  • Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance

    Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance
    With just a couple of weeks left in the Affordable Care Act's special enrollment period for health insurance in 2015, the federal government has released more details on those who signed up during the primary open enrollment, which ended Feb. 15. The...
  • Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M

    Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M
    FORT LAUDERDALE — The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in a $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12 states, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court. Three former managers...
  • State's top medical official should speak up on health insurance

    State's top medical official should speak up on health insurance
    Florida's Senate Health Policy Committee was right to postpone confirmation last week of Department of Health Secretary John Armstrong, who refused to opine on a Senate bill that would provide health coverage to more than 800,000 uninsured residents....
  • Nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance

    Underlining a change across the nation,nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage. Whether the new number from the...
  • Feud between state Senate, Gov. Scott boils over

    Feud between state Senate, Gov. Scott boils over
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott headed for California on Sunday for a two-day mission to lure jobs to Florida, leaving behind a seemingly intractable budget battle and a growing rift between his administration and the Florida Senate. The feud...
  • How should we pay doctors under Medicare?

    In recent weeks, reform legislation that proposes to change how Medicare pays physicians drew much attention. The prod to action was the imminent expiring of the present fee schedule. For many years, Congress had failed to reach agreement about the...
  • Dancing on graves of poor people

    Dancing on graves of poor people
    Legislators must accomplish just one task during their annual 60-day legislative session — pass a state budget. But this year, it's hard to see how the Florida House and Senate are ever going to get there. The Senate, long considered the more...
  • House panel gives Medicaid expansion bill adverse report

    A House committee tried to kill the last-standing Medicaid expansion bill Tuesday by heavily amending it and giving it an unfavorable report. Those moves led to the start of a procedural rules battle between Democrats and conservative Republicans that...
  • News guide: Alaska legislative session's end date nears

    Heading into the legislative session in January, two of the big issues were Gov. Bill Walker's desire to expand Medicaid and the suddenly more urgent need to confront Alaska's budget deficit amid a crash in oil prices. Here is a rundown of some of the...
  • Credit card law doesn't apply to business cards

     Credit card law doesn't apply to business cards
    Dear Liz: I have a business credit card that offers cash rebates. It has an interest rate of 15.24% on purchases and 25.24% on cash advances. I carry balances in each category. Each month the issuer posts my entire payment to my lower-interest purchases...
  • Mayo: As closing time nears, will Legislature clock us?

    Mayo: As closing time nears, will Legislature clock us?
    With three weeks left in the 2015 regular session, our Legislature is working as hard as ever — to clobber us. Perhaps it was an omen when a Miami lawmaker reportedly punched a visiting college student in the face at a Tallahassee watering hole...