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  • Kissimmee rehab owner pleads guilty to Medicare fraud

    Kissimmee rehab owner pleads guilty to Medicare fraud
    The former owner of a Kissimmee rehab clinic has pleaded guilty to $2.5 million in conspiracy to commit Medicare fraud and money laundering. Laura Leyva, 45, of Miami Lakes, pleaded guilty in Tampa federal court on Monday, according to a news release...
  • First look at 2015 Medicare plans

    First look at 2015 Medicare plans
    Medicare has released a sneak peek of what will be available in 2015. The new data, which the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released Sept. 18, names the insurers that will be selling privately run HMO-style Medicare Advantage and...
  • Lawyers want evidence seized in Sacred Heart raid tossed

    Lawyers want evidence seized in Sacred Heart raid tossed
    Federal agents were nearly three years into a massive Medicare fraud investigation of Sacred Heart Hospital when a doctor secretly cooperating with the FBI in early 2012 made a fatal mistake involving a patient, according to records revealed in court...
  • Crist's strip club problems

    Crist's strip club problems
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's campaign is blasting Democratic challenger Charlie Crist over $40,000 he accepted from a trio of South Florida strip club owners. Two of the three checks from Hallandale-based J.W. Lee Properties and Hollywood-based SB...
  • Ask Kim: How much will I pay in the doughnut hole in 2015?

    I read your column detailing what Medicare will cost in 2015 (kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T039-C001-S003-what-you-ll-pay-for-medicare-in-2015.html). But I didn't see a mention of the Medicare Part D doughnut hole. Isn't the gap in coverage...
  • Lehigh County commissioners not sold on Cedarbrook upgrades

    Lehigh County commissioners not sold on Cedarbrook upgrades
    Lehigh County Commissioner Vic Mazziotti said Wednesday that plans to attract higher-paying patients to subsidize a nursing home with a mission to serve the community's neediest put him in a philosophical bind. Those plans would upgrade a wing of Lehigh...
  • Are our low birthrates and aging population threatening the economy?

    Are our low birthrates and aging population threatening the economy?
    The new demographic reality for the United States, Europe and many countries in Asia and Latin America is an aging population. Governments will face increasing financial pressure as the number of taxpayers shrinks and baby boomers retire. Many see a broad...
  • Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course

    Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett this summer achieved what few thought was possible: Overcoming unlikely odds, the Republican won Obama administration approval for Pennsylvania to run its own version of Medicaid expansion. With that the program to...
  • These tax-smart techniques can cut your health costs

    Now that health care policies are legally required to cover certain services, insurers are intensifying efforts to rein in costs by shifting more of the burden to you. In addition to boosting deductibles, they're increasing cost-sharing for doctors'...
  • Window shopping on new health care website

    Window shopping on new health care website
    Let the health care shopping begin — window shopping, that is. A reconfigured HealthCare.gov website went live Sunday night, giving users an advance look at insurance policies and prices a week before the start of the second enrollment period...
  • Orlando Home Health Care: 12 Months Have Passed and Grandmother is Not the Same...Part I

    It’s that time of the year again. In the next few weeks, adult children and grandkids will be stopping by to visit an aging parent or grandparent. For a few, some of these holiday family visits are not very different from some of the weekly check-...