Broward Health Report: Zimmerman Deal May Have Violated Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

Lawyers for Independent Review Organization (IRO) believe the controversial $71 million dollar contract between Broward Health and Zimmerman Advertising may have violated the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute. The Baker Donelson law firm was hired by the US Department of Health and Human Services to operate the IRO as part of settlement agreement with Broward Health. The […]

Why Did Broward Commissioner Chip La Marca Recuse Himself From Young At Art Vote?

Yesterday, Broward County Commissioner Chip La Marca made a stunning announcement before the Broward County Commission discussed whether cease negotiations with the taxpayer-funded Young At Art(YAA) children’s museum in Davie. La Marca stated he discussed the agenda item with the County Attorney, “Due to a concern that I had a conflict of interest with the […]

Commissioner Chip LaMarca Co-Hosted Fundraiser With Lawyer Conducting Broward Health Investigation

Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca co-hosted a political fundraiser with the attorney hired to conduct an investigation into misconduct at Broward Health involving LaMarca himself. In June, attorney Mitch Berger hosted a “meet and greet” luncheon at his Berger Singerman firm for Fort Lauderdale Commission candidate Ben Sorenson. Chip LaMarca was the second name listed […]