Consumer-Driven Health Care

Opting for Freedom from Medicare

Opting for Freedom from Medicare

The attached is a list of all health care practitioners, including physicians, that have opted out of the Medicare program, as found in the federal Medicare participation-status database on July 5, 2016. NOTE: Physicians and others that have refused to get a National Provider ID are not included on this list.

AAPS also has a list of links to opted-out physicians found here. 

 

The Wedge of Health Freedom Will Restore the Mission of Medicine

The Wedge of Health Freedom Will Restore  the Mission of Medicine

Brand-New Initiative from Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Points the Way to Patient-, Pocketbook- and Privacy-Friendly Alternatives

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In the complicated world of health care, there are doctors and practices who have returned to the simple mission of medicine—to care for patients without letting the business side of things take over.

CCHF Unveils The Wedge of Health Freedom

CCHF Unveils The Wedge of Health Freedom

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Unveils ‘The Wedge of Health Freedom’— A Better Way of Doing Health Care

Nationwide Initiative Will Change the Face of Patient Care and Advance Patient-, Pocketbook- and Privacy-Friendly Alternatives 

 

Patients Need Pocketbook-Friendly Health Care

Patients Need Pocketbook-Friendly Health Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—When—and, more importantly, why—did health care costs get out of control?

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is working to answer that question and offer patients and doctors alternatives to escape the unnecessarily high costs of health care.

Health Care Exists Because of Patients

Health Care Exists Because of Patients

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Somewhere in the progression of government intrusion into the exam room, bureaucratic red tape in medicine, impersonal and expensive care, and the blatant stripping away of patient privacy, an important fact was forgotten.

Three Legal Alternatives

Three Legal Alternatives

Twila Brase, patient advocate and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, says there are better, smarter—and perfectly legal—alternatives to enrolling in Obamacare. Brase offers these three legal alternatives to enrolling in Obamacare:

 

 

Carly Got it Backwards

Carly Got it Backwards

Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, had great things to say about free markets in health care at the recent November GOP debate, until this:

The Danger of Obama’s “Pre-Existing Conditions” Ban

The Danger of Obama’s “Pre-Existing Conditions” Ban

What is insurance? I’ll bet you bought insurance for your car, your house, your rental unit, your computer system, or your income (disability insurance) hoping NEVER to use that policy -- but grateful to have it in case the worst happened.

 

South Dakota Says ‘Yes’ to Patient Freedom!

South Dakota Says ‘Yes’ to Patient Freedom!

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom: Measure Restores Patient Choice and Gives Doctors Freedom to Treat

ST. PAUL, Minn.—As voters around the country headed to the polls yesterday, South Dakota spoke load and clear for patient freedom, as health care is being more controlled than ever before.

South Dakota Ballot Initiative Could Give Patients Health Care Freedom

South Dakota Ballot Initiative Could  Give Patients Health Care Freedom

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Next month, South Dakota voters will see an initiative on their ballots that could put health care decisions back in their own hands.