New tool to help Floridians learn more about healthcare prices

Consumers skeptical about the real cost of healthcare will soon have a resource where they can ask and share with their neighbors the price of common medical procedures. Starting Thursday, ...

Florida Bill Would Allow Patients To Know Healthcare Costs Up Front

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has made health-care cost transparency a priority this year, and a Northeast Florida lawmaker is sponsoring a version of Scott’s vision. Sen. Rob Bradley (R-Fleming ...

Florida employers face 4.7% rise in health insurance costs

A study from Mercer Health & Benefits LLC shows that Florida employers are expecting to pay more for health care coverage in 2016. Specifically, 99 large and small companies in ...

Miami lawmaker pushes bill to ban unexpected medical charges for emergency services

Like most patients, Robert Delfino did what his doctor told him: Go to the hospital for an outpatient cardiac procedure to determine the cause of his heart condition. Delfino, 54, ...

A record 4 million Floridians on Medicaid raises questions about Scott’s Economic Recovery

Florida is hitting a milestone this year that may raise questions about the depth of the state’s economic recovery under Gov. Rick Scott. A record more than 4 million Floridians ...

Gov. Scott explains his claims about hospital pricing

Anyone who’s ever spent time in the hospital can attest to the confusion, and occasional terror, that accompany a reading of their medical bills. Gov. Rick Scott declared this ...
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