Patient Care

Five Third-Party Free Doctors

Five Third-Party Free Doctors

CCHF President Twila Brase with five third-party free doctors at the 2016 Direct Primary Care: Nuts and Bolts to 2.0 Conference sponsored by Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation and the Texas Medical Association sharing their fight for freedom.

Skyrocketing Drug Prices a Persistent Problem in Traditional Health Care

Skyrocketing Drug Prices a Persistent Problem in Traditional Health Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The far-reaching and heated debate over the $600 EpiPen has created a national conversation about ridiculously high—and skyrocketing even higher—drug prices. And now two lawsuits have been filed.

Euthanasia Train Roars into California

Euthanasia Train Roars into California

Physician-assisted suicide (PAS) became legal in California last week. Life, a precious God-given gift, can now be legally snuffed out up and down the west coast with physician assistance. 

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.

Independent Doctors Under Attack

Independent Doctors Under Attack

The Obama Administration wants solo practices to disappear. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a 962-page proposed rule that will hurt 87 percent of solo practices (89,383 clinicians). 

Are You Wrongly Labeled “Depressed”?

Are You Wrongly Labeled “Depressed”?

Have you looked into your medical record? Does it claim you are depressed when you aren’t?

Will Employers Choose Your Doctors?

Will Employers Choose Your Doctors?
It was a startling announcement. Twenty large companies have joined to start the Health Transformation Alliance. With approximately four million workers between them, they “plan to share information about members’ employee health spending and outcomes, with an eye toward using findings to change how they contract for care.”

TRANSCRIPT: Outside, In: Will Population Health Solve What’s Ailing Our Health Care System?

TRANSCRIPT:  Outside, In: Will Population Health Solve What’s Ailing Our Health Care System?

 

Politico Panel Discussion – Partial Transcript by CCHF

NOTE: All emphasis ours. Some comments paraphrased or truncated.

Full descriptions and comments found here.

SCOTUS Meets Today on Affordable Care Act Case & Junior Doctors Strike in the UK

SCOTUS Meets Today on Affordable Care Act Case & Junior Doctors Strike in the UK

Two significant headlines concerning heath care are making news today, and Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is available for comment on both.

Stacking the Deck Against Patients

Stacking the Deck Against Patients

ST. PAUL, Minn.—There’s trouble ahead for doctors and patients, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a patient-centered national health freedom organization based in St. Paul, Minn., existing to protect health care choices, individualized patient care, and medical and genetic privacy rights.