Public health officials in Florida are silently drawing up guidelines that call for “rationed” medical care, admission denials, and even withdrawing essential care from certain patients in the event of a serious spread of influenza, documents show.

A Cure Worse Than the Disease: Obama Care Won’t Cut Costs, But May Cut Quality is the title of an October 22 report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). The report spots several flaws in the Senate Finance Committee’s version of healthcare reform legislation.

Most people who were diagnosed with probable or presumed swine flu in the last few months likely did not actually have it, a CBS investigation published Wednesday revealed.

A justice for the New York Supreme Court in Albany issued a temporary reprieve late last week from mandatory H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccinations for healthcare workers, pending the result of a follow up hearing on October 30.

ObamaPresident Obama used his weekly radio address this weekend to attack two health insurance industry-funded studies that concluded the President's healthcare proposal pending in Congress would increase overall medical costs for individual policyholders by thousands of dollars per year.

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