Community-owned health clinics help Fla. cities save money

12/27/2012 | WFTV-TV (Orlando, Fla.)

With the help of the company CareHere, several communities in central Florida have opened their own clinics that provide free care to employees, retirees and their families. In Ocoee, the move to city-owned facilities has helped hold the line on health care costs, avoiding a projected increase from $3.5 million to nearly $6 million. "The average cost for a regular visit ... is about 50% less to have it done at our health center here," according to Jim Carnicella of CareHere in Ocoee.

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