Carol Gentry, Health News Florida

$9M Hospital Bill Caps Strange Tale

KFF Health News Original

When Tampa General recently filed a $9.2 million claim against the estate of a penniless woman, it left itself open to criticism. But a look at Hillsborough probate court records offers perspective. They describe what one court officer described as a “very special case, very difficult.” Among other things, it provides a cautionary tale for those deciding on a health-care surrogate. Tameka Campbell, in her mid-20s when […]

Which Medicare Plans Broke Rules?

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Six Medicare Advantage plans that have been in trouble in the past are still breaking marketing rules in ways that place beneficiaries at risk. Some of their earlier violations included tricking beneficiaries into signing up for the wrong plan and sometimes even enrolling them without their knowledge.