Minnesota Engagement

CCHF Testimony on SF 800 (Benson) - HHS Omnibus

CCHF Testimony on SF 800 (Benson) - HHS Omnibus

Senate File 800 (Benson) – HHS Omnibus
MN Senate Finance Committee

Tuesday, March 29, 2017
Testimony of Twila Brase, President and Co-founder 

 

CCHF Testimony on HF945 (Dean) - HHS Omnibus

CCHF Testimony on HF945 (Dean) - HHS Omnibus

House File 945 (Dean) – HHS Omnibus
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Testimony of Twila Brase, President and Co-founder Presented by Matt Flanders, Legislative Specialist 

 

CCHF Testimony in MN Senate Finance for SF 720 - Reinsurance

CCHF Testimony in MN Senate Finance for SF 720 - Reinsurance

Senate File 720 – Dahms – Reinsurance
Thursday, March 9, 2017
MN Senate Finance Committee (Chair Rosen)
Written Testimony of Twila Brase, President and Co-founder 

 

CCHF Urges Minnesota Lawmakers to Oppose ‘Reinsurance’ Legislation

CCHF Urges Minnesota Lawmakers to Oppose ‘Reinsurance’ Legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn.—On Monday, Minnesota House lawmakers are scheduled to vote on a bill that will dramatically change the individual market in Minnesota. 

 

CCHF "Reinsurance" Diagram and Testimony in MN House

CCHF 'Reinsurance' Diagram and Testimony in MN House

House File 5 – Davids – Reinsurance
Monday, March 6, 2017
House Committee on Health and Human Services Finance Written Testimony of Twila Brase, President and Co-founder 

 

Minnesota Working to Address Health Care Crisis, But Missed Opportunity to Bring Affordable Options Back to Minnesotans

Minnesota Working to Address Health Care Crisis, But Missed Opportunity to Bring Affordable Options Back to Minnesotans

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota House Republicans has been working to address the state’s health insurance crisis, but deleted a component from a key bill last night that would have returned health care options to Minnesotans. 

 

Patients Could Lose Consent and Privacy Rights Over Their Medical Records

Patients Could Lose Consent and Privacy Rights Over Their Medical Records

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a national patient-centered health freedom organization based in St. Paul, Minn., believes that the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is gathering information from insurers, hospitals and others to convince state legislators to repeal Minnesota’s strongest-in-the-nation medical privacy law.

Privacy Alert!

Privacy Alert!

Take Action! MDH has issued a request for information (RFI) to gather information from the public to make their case against the strongest-in-the-nation Minnesota medical privacy law. The questions in the RFI are clearly slanted toward generating data to pressure legislators into repealing the MHRA and removing Minnesota’s consent requirements.

Please fill out your responses to stop repeal of MN's medical privacy law (DEADLINE: Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 7pm)

Minnesota Bill Would End Coercive Consent Forms and Further Protect Patient Privacy

Minnesota Bill Would End Coercive Consent Forms and Further Protect Patient Privacy

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Minnesota lawmakers yesterday advanced a bill that would ensure greater patient privacy protection by requiring patients to initial each item to which they are consenting on their health records at the doctor’s office, hospital or clinic—thus allowing patients to pick and choose exactly what information they would like to be shared between medical professionals and for what purposes, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), which testified yesterday in support of the bill.

REAL ID ALERT - SEVEN FACTS

REAL ID ALERT - SEVEN FACTS

WHY IS THIS ROOM EMPTY?

Because Minnesotans don't realize that State legislators are preparing to give Federal officials sole control over identification, driving, purchasing, transportation and movement. This control is called REAL ID.