About CCHF

CCHF is organized as an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Incorporation by the State of Minnesota: August 10, 1998. 

In October 2010, the organization changed its name from Citizens' Council on Health Care (CCHC) to Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF).

 

Our Slogan

Securing Health Freedom for All

 

Our Mission

To protect health care choices and patient privacy.

 

Our Goals

  • Individual patient and practitioner freedom in health care decision-making
  • Protection of patient autonomy and dignity through medical record privacy and strong patient consent provisions
  • Reduced dependency on government health care programs
  • Free and open health care market, including Medical Savings Accounts, and non-managed care health insurance options.
  • Market competition at the patient and consumer level.
  • Equal tax treatment for purchase of health care insurance
  • Privately-owned insurance independent from employment
  • Life-long insurance policies.
  • A charitable safety net strengthened through tax incentives
  • Elimination of taxes on health care services.

 



After CCHF president's speech, CCHF Board members Martin Kellogg, CCHF chairman and co-founder, Maggy Kottman, and Twila Brase, CCHF president and co-founder, deliver four stacks of petitions directly to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty at The Patriot radio station's "Undoing ObamaCare" event (AM 1280).

CCHF Board of Directors

 

Chairman
Thomas Coulter
Manufacturer's Representative - Retired
 
President & Co-Founder
Twila Brase, R.N.
Public Health Nurse
 
Secretary
Val Baertlein
Master in Public Health
Consultant in non-profits
 
Treasurer
Michael Beckman, P.T.
CEO, Valley Rehabilitation Services
 
Director
Maggy Kottman
President, AirCorps, LLC
 
Director
Wendy Leines
 
Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder
Martin Kellogg
Retired
CEO, UFE, Inc.