Statements about Health Care
"We don't need a separate (prescription drug) database ... Pharmacies already have a database in place."
Says his bill, HB 97, would prevent the use of taxpayer dollars on abortions.
The federal health care law is "probably the biggest tax increase ever in the history of our country."
"Before this law was passed, Americans were told they could keep their current health care plans. After it became law, the administration issued regulations stating nearly half of Americans would lose their current plan."
"The two worst counties for (Medicaid) fraud in the country -- not state -- are Dade and Broward county."
Says gun ownership information could be recorded and collected by the federal government and insurance companies as part of the federal health care law.
More people die from "medical misadventures" than firearm accidents nationally and in Florida.
"We had an amendment in the health care law that said the federal government is going to take over education."
"The cost-saving measures we put into place at Columbia/HCA drove down national health care inflation from 18% to 8% in seven years."
"We're the only system of federalism in the world."
Charlie Crist "attacks me for positions he held, like, six months ago, (when) he was running in the Republican primary."
Taking the Fifth Amendment in a deposition about the Columbia/HCA hospital chain he founded "means a truthful answer to the questions that (Rick Scott) was asked would incriminate him."
Says Rick Scott gave a deposition in which he invoked the Fifth Amendment 75 times about his dealings as head of Columbia/HCA hospital chain
Shows in a television ad that police took evidence from Solantic, Rick Scott's new health care company, after allegations emerged that the company was engaging in fraud.
In ad attacking Rick Scott, says three executives of the Columbia/HCA hospital chain he ran were indicted.
"700 jobs (were) lost because Allen Boyd" voted for the health care bill.
"By the year 2015 (Medicaid will) take up half our budget."
"Charlie Crist has six different positions on ObamaCare."
Alex Sink wants to "cut Medicare."
"Florida is 49th in per capita spending on mental health care."
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