Part 1 in a Series on How Private Health Information is No Longer Private
ST. PAUL, Minn.— Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom(CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) wants Americans to know of yet another government intrusion into their private health information.
It’s the HIPAA privacy rule—and there’s a grand deception behind it.
We need your help right now to defeat President Obama’s government Health Exchanges. It’s simple: Consumers can defeat this key component of Obamacare by simply choosing not to enroll. YOU can help us give consumers the reasons not to choose the Exchange.
There is an Obamacare surveillance system. Surveillance is national news today...except in health care. That needs to change. The National Security Administration (NSA) is not the only agency spying on citizens without their consent or knowledge. And the problem is going to get worse under the federal reform law, empowering the IRS in ways we've never seen before.
Letter to Colleagues from Cong. Diane Black requesting Cosponsors for HR 2022. CCHF is pleased to say that Congresswoman Black has added our Federal Data Services Hub diagram to her home page.
Text of HR 2022 introduced by Cong. Diane Black from Tennessee to prohibit the implementation or enforcement of any requirement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act until certifications are made that taxpayer information is not and will not be used for targeting any individual or group that provides information to the Internal Revenue Service for political reasons or on the basis of political views, and for other purposes. She is currently seeking additional cosponsors.
From the Federal Register/ Vol. 78, No. 25 / Wednesday, February 6, 2013 / Notices:
Department of Health and Human Services:
".. CMS is establishing a new system of records titled, "Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX) Program, " to support the CMS Health Insurance Exchanges Program established under provisions of the Affordable Care Act..."
HEALTH PRIVACY ALERT!YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SIGN HIPAA "PRIVACY" FORMS
By federal law, you are not required to sign the clinic or hospital HIPAA "Privacy" form...even if the clinic or hospital tries to insist that you must. The form has nothing to do with consent or privacy. The form is actually just an acknowledgment that you have received and understood the clinic or hospital's "Notice of Privacy Practices," which given the permissive access allowed, could better be described as a Notice of Data Disclosure Practices. Federal law only requires...