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October 3, 2015


Medicaid Fraud: Crime, no punishment

By all accounts, Florida is a hotbed of Medicaid fraud. The state spends $25 million and has 300 people to detect and investigate it but is lousy at catching Medicaid crooks. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Medicaid Fraud Fighters

A small pharmacy in the Keys has earned millions exposing Medicaid fraud. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Scam Orders - Investigating Financial Fraud, Abuse and Neglect

Florida's Medicaid fraud officials are assigned to investigate financial fraud and the abuse and neglect of Medicaid patients, typically in nursing homes. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Taking Credit for Fighting Medicaid Fraud in Florida

Critics say Medicaid fraud investigators exaggerate their role in fighting fraud. Read more »
Published on 11/5/2012

Medical Arms Race

Proton therapy centers are proliferating in Florida, highlighting both the medical industry's push to create new technologies - and their role in driving health care costs. Read more »
Published on 9/12/2012

Capital Gains

Tallahassee-based Capital Health Plan is a rare bird in the health world: An HMO that has both held down costs and kept its customers happy. Read more »
Published on 9/11/2012

Pharmaceuticals - Bitter Pills?

Pinched by insurance companies and increased overhead, physicians have looked for ways to boost their bottom lines — adding money-making services ranging from physical therapy to MRIs to weight management... Read more »
Published on 9/11/2012

Health Care Highlights

» VA Care for Women When Peggy Mikelonis returned from serving as a nurse in Vietnam in the 1970s, she landed a job at the VA — but she didn’t... Read more »
Published on 9/10/2012

Advanced Training for Health Care Professionals in Florida

Doctors and other medical professionals travel to Florida from around the world to learn at two of the most prominent training facilities in the country. Read more »
Published on 9/10/2012

Florida's Hospitals

At these lists, you will find our what the major hospitals are around Florida. Plus, you'll see the number of beds and who the top executive is. Read more »
Published on 9/8/2012

The $325-Million Billing War

Counties say the state's new Medicaid billing system is overcharging them. Read more »
Published on 6/15/2012

Dream Products makes drinks that help you sleep better

The Miami-based company markets self-treatment drinks. Read more »
Published on 6/6/2012

Medical Research: Florida scientists and researchers make inroads

Updates on research being done in Florida: Alzheimer's, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, macular degeneration, HIV, stem cells, cancer and diabetes, Read more »
Published on 6/1/2012

Catering to execs

A sample of providers offering executive physicals Read more »
Published on 5/22/2012

Tips for creating a wellness program in Florida

For employees and executives Read more »
Published on 5/22/2012

Promoting wellness

What some companies in Florida are doing to promote a healthier lifestyle. Read more »
Published on 5/22/2012

Florida's economic makeup

Florida's Economy - Perception vs. Reality Read more »
Published on 5/2/2012

Gilded care for executives

Executive physicals: Too many tests or a value proposition for busy CEOs? Read more »
Published on 5/1/2012

Fresh Diet is a 'promising company'

The North Miami company makes prestigious Forbes list Read more »
Published on 2/9/2012

Consult A Doctor makes bottom lines healthier

Profile of a small business in Miami-Dade Read more »
Published on 2/8/2012

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