Travails of an uninsured man with diabetes put him on the front lines of the fight raging in the Florida Legislature this week over Medicaid expansion.
Hospital executives will list adjusted charges to more accurately reflect what Miami Children’s collects from insurers, so consumers can estimate their out-of-pocket costs.
More than half of all eligible seniors in Miami-Dade and Broward counties enroll in private managed care, rather than traditional Medicare, in a highly-lucrative and super-competitive marketplace for Medicare Advantage plans.
Miami seniors filled more prescriptions and spent more on medications than their counterparts elsewhere, but they also fared better in comparison to the rest of the nation for their use of effective medications, such as beta blockers to reduce blood pressure.
This story was produced in partnership with the As home to nearly four million residents with no health insurance and state legislators opposed to Obamacare, Florida holds a large stake in the outcome of federal healthcare reform, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told students, local health officials and politicians during a visit […]
After the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation released a chart and related information last week projecting that individual monthly health insurance premiums would rise 30 to 40 percent next year thanks to Obamacare, some critics cried “fuzzy math!” This week, the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy, a left-leaning nonprofit research and education group, issued a […]