Tag Archives: Medicare

In The News: Congress Stops Payment Cuts For Doctors Serving Medicare Patients, Gas Prices Highest In Florida, Hampton Residents Save City, Local Teacher Runs For Congress, Florida Leads Obamacare Enrollment

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 10:57 am

Congress Passes Bill To Stop Payment Cuts To Medicare Doctors – The bill halts a 24 percent cut in the payments that would have started today. Congress acknowledges that the bill is a temporary, one-year delay and does not solve [...]

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Elderly fall victim to Medicare scam, identity theft

By on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Senior citizens are falling victim to a new Medicare scam that leads to identity theft.

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In the news: Massive cyberattack, environmental groups to sue, Medicare changes, man dies at Tampa water reclamation plant, sheriff, union impasse

By on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 11:28 am

Massive cyberattack hits Internet users – CNN.com – Internet users are facing slowed-down service due to what’s being called the biggest cyberattack in history. The assault is targeting the Spamhaus Project, a European spam-fighting group that has gone after CyberBunker, [...]

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In the News: dangerous dog walk, Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty, Florida Medicare plan approved, AP class rankings, FAU works with prison firm

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Dog slips leash in St. Petersburg; angry passerby shoots owner – A man walking his dog was shot in the leg by a disgruntles motorist when the animal darted into the road, forcing the truck to stop. Police are still [...]

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Sen. Bill Nelson talks to Gainesville experts about Medicare

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 11:34 am

Sen. Bill Nelson met with doctors, policy makers and researchers at UF’s Institute of Aging Monday to discuss his goals for the future of elderly Americans. “Save Medicare,” he said. “Make it financially feasible given constrained budgets going on in the [...]

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Explaining the fiscal cliff; a Q and A with Director of University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research Chris McCarty

By on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 5:09 pm

A White House report said President Obama is committed to working with Congress to reduce the deficit, but what should Floridians expect with the so-called fiscal cliff. Director of the University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research Chris McCarty explains the effects of the phenomenon dominating headlines.

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Medicare open enrollment period begins

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Medicare’s annual open enrollment period started this week, offering seniors the chance to change parts of their plans, if needed.

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Policy think tank CEO says Romney-Ryan budget could cost Floridians

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 3:23 pm

A report from the Center for American Progress Action Fund said the proposed Romney-Ryan budget could cost Floridians millions of dollars in benefits they already receive.

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