Agency for Health Care Administration

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Six Ways Rick Scott Has Screwed Florida

    Earlier this week, Rick Scott was called out on a couple of misleading campaign ads which claim that 300,000 Floridians have lost their insurance due to Obamacare. But Florida Blue, the insurance company at the center of one of the ads, says that this is not true. Scott, however, is standing by t ... More >>

  • News

    February 20, 2014
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    September 25, 2013

    Vice Mayor Barbara Sharief Settles in Medicaid Overbilling Case; Faces Second Case

    On Friday at 4:55 p.m., Broward County sent out a press release lauding vice mayor Barbara Sharief for her role in saving county taxpayers $11.5 million. The state and county had been fighting about which of them would pay disputed costs for Medicaid. The state sent Broward a bill for $15.5 million. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Mentally Ill Girls Physically Restrained, Drugged with "Booty-Juice", Roughed Up by Police at Pembroke Pines Facility, Lawyer Claims

    This week, an attorney from the Broward Public Defender mailed a letter to the state alleging misconduct at a Pembroke Pines lockdown facility for mentally troubled girls. Among the allegations laid out were troubling practices of physical and chemical restraint, as well as an instance inside the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Rick Scott's Best Political Miscalculations

    Staring down the barrel of what's sure to be a brutal campaign to stay in the governor's mansion beyond 2014, Rick Scott is pushing out a variety of campaigns that seem aimed at scoring points with weary voters. On Wednesday Scott announced he's planning to give every public school teacher in Flor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Rick Scott Is Knowingly Using Bad Math to Avoid Implementing Obamacare

    Remember when Rick Scott began to soften his stance against Obamacare and said there should be a conversation about it? Yea, scratch that. Scott did the math and well, the numbers just don't add up. So. No Obamacare for you, Florida! Oh. Sure. He still walks around like he's all hey I'd be totall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Anti-Abortion Measure a Waste of Paper

    ​Do you know what your Senate was doing yesterday?Among other things, it passed HB 1127. This is an anti-abortion measure, I suppose, but it's so profoundly useless that it's hard to imagine it seriously offending even Florida's baby-hatingest abortionists. Here's the summary.

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2007
  • News

    January 25, 2007

    Going to Plan T

    Obfuscation made things worse in North Broward hospitals, so the brass is trying the truth option

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2006

    DeGroot: Alan Levine Will Be New NBHD Chief

    Levine John DeGroot was taking a cigarette break at the North Broward Medical Center this morning and he was mad as hell. "The fucking Sun-Sentinel is so asleep at the switch, it's just fucking embarrassing," he told me on a cell phone call. You should know DeGroot. He's a 21-year veteran of th ... More >>

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    A Screw Loose

    Sein Lwin is a political expert. Medicine? Well, that's something else altogether.

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    A Handicapped Service

    Complaints from the mobility-challenged against the AAA Wheelchair Wagon Service are numerous. The company's stance? What's the problem?

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Capitol Offenses

    The trial of former Florida House Speaker Bo Johnson reveals the unseemly roles of Broward's taxi mogul Jesse Gaddis and lobbyist Tom Panza.

  • News

    December 3, 1998

    Inhospitable and in Denial

    The parents of two little girls placed them in the Broward Children's Center hoping their daughters would be cured. Something went wrong.

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    Waste-Case Scenario

    While negotiating a $21 million contract with Broward County, Unisys swept a $100 million health-insurance mess right under the rug.