Daniel Chang, The Miami Herald

Miami Leads Nation In Medicare Drug Spending

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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.

Sebelius Spends Third Day Touting Health Law In Florida

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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 […]

Fuzzy Math Behind Florida’s Health Insurance Projections, Group Says

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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 […]