05/09/2014

Insurance companies report ACA is doing well by them

Top health insurance companies told members of Congress Wednesday that more than 80 percent of people who’ve signed up under the president’s new health care law have gone on to pay their premiums.

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Yes, you can make healthy meals for four for under $10

While the Affordable Care Act handed out grants for projects to bring more supermarkets into poor communities, a local non-profit understood that nourishing the underserved takes more than bricks and mortar.

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Man missing at sea may be escaping Medicare fraud charges

After federal officials disclosed that Robert Garcia-Esquerro was wanted on a federal warrant for healthcare fraud charges in Miami, there were questions about whether he was missing or did not want to be found.

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05/06/2014

A little-known provision of the Affordable Care Act evens the healthcare playing field for foster kids

The Affordable Care Act gives former foster kids healthcare benefits to age 26, though they may not know it.

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Hospitals pay less for cancer drugs but charge more

The price of cancer drugs has doubled in the past decade, with some costing as much as $30,000 a month.

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Health law covers dementia screening as part of wellness visit

The health law now requires Medicare to cover a screening for cognitive impairment during an annual wellness visit. But an influential group says there's not enough evidence to recommend it. What now?

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Medicaid fraudsters arrested in Broward

Two Broward County residents are in custody after allegedly billing the Florida Medicaid program for services not rendered.

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05/01/2014

White House says many of over 8 million Obamacare enrollees are white and female

As the first demographic figures are released about the Americans who enrolled in the healthcare marketplace, insurance companies try to fathom the cost of insuring them.

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04/29/2014

States opt to use federal healthcare exchange in 2015

The success of the federal exchange website, healthcare.gov, in enrolling millions of people after a notoriously rocky rollout is limiting demand for state-run marketplaces.

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With no cure and little funding for one, memory centers focus on Alzheimer's early symptoms

South Florida memory centers muster support.as baby boomers enter the high-risk years of Alzheimer’s.

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