Medical Records

Congress Has Exposed Patients’ DNA to Prying Eyes.

Congress Has Exposed Patients’ DNA to Prying Eyes.

The 21st Century Cures Act was hailed as the biggest health-care reform since ObamaCare. It’s easy to see why: The law, which passed both houses of Congress by unanimous consent last December, increased the budget of the National Institutes of Health, designated nearly $2 billion for cancer research, and set aside $500 million in 2017 alone to address the opioid crisis.

CCHF Responds to HHS Request with 21 Ways to Cut Burden of Obamacare

CCHF Responds to HHS Request with 21 Ways to Cut Burden of Obamacare

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, a national health freedom organization located in Minnesota, and the initiator of The Wedge of Health Freedom (jointhewedge.com) is responding to your request for information on reducing the regulatory burdens imposed by the PPACA and moving American medical care to a more patient-centered system that “adheres to the key principles of affordability, accessibility, quality, innovation, and empowerment.” Our recommendations are based on five key elements of health freedom and five essential rights:

The Essential Five Rights of Health Freedom

The Essential Five Rights of Health Freedom

HEALTH FREEDOM WATCH

Volume 20: Issue 2: 2nd Quarter 2017

ALERT: Congress Approves National Patient ID

ALERT: Congress Approves National Patient ID

Friday, May 5, 2017 was not a good day. Trump signed into law a ‘National Patient ID’ law (2017 Appropriations, H.R. 244, Public Law 115-31) enacted by Congress. Federal funds are now available to develop a “patient-matching strategy”. 

Moms, Do You Know Where Your Baby’s DNA Goes?

Moms, Do You Know Where Your Baby’s DNA Goes?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—With Mother’s Day just around the corner, every mom remembers the day her baby was born as a time of joy, emotion and, at moments, feelings of stress and being overwhelmed. But one thing most mothers might not think about in those first few days as a new parent is how their newborn baby’s DNA is collected, stored and used for research. 

 

Twila interviews Dr. Kimberly Jackson, MD

Twila interviews Dr. Kimberly Jackson, MD

Interview on March 20, 2017 with Dr. Mark Lopatin, MD about third-party payment and why it's better for patients to pay the doctors

MN PRIVACY ALERT! EXTENDED DEADLINE! Protect YOUR Medical Records!

MN PRIVACY ALERT! EXTENDED DEADLINE! Protect YOUR Medical Records!

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Mon, Oct. 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The Three Obamacares

The Three Obamacares

What do you mean when you say “Obamacare”? Since people think Obamacare is imploding, we’ve created a better way to talk it: Obamacare I, Obamacare II, and Obamacare III.

What Should We Ask Trump and Hillary About the State of Health Care in America?

What Should We Ask Trump and Hillary About the State of Health Care in America?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Viewers around the nation will watch tonight’s first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with rapt attention. Though Americans may tune in for different reasons—the economy, national security, religious liberties—patient advocates at one health freedom organization will be watching with a singular subject in mind.

7 Reasons to Protect Candidate Privacy

7 Reasons to Protect Candidate Privacy

Some people think presidential and other candidates should open their medical records. Here are seven reasons to think twice before agreeing: