In 2014, 20 million went without insurance, but only 8 million paid the penalty-tax. The remaining 12 million people claimed one of 9 exemptions (which include 14 hardship waivers). Numbers 13 and 14 are fairly broad in scope. More than 600,000 people have avoided the penalty -- and the high-cost, unaffordable premiums -- by joining a health-sharing ministry (Exemption #2). Check them out as Open Enrollment begins on November 1, 2016.
Health Care Reform - Obamacare
HEALTH FREEDOM WATCH
Volume 19: Issue 4: 4th Quarter 2016
ST. PAUL, Minn.—In an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity earlier this week, Vice President- elect Mike Pence said that an Obamacare repeal-and-replace will be the “first thing out of the gate” once President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated and Congress returns in January.
Trump picked a pro-life physician. Orthopedic surgeon Congressman Tom Price, M.D. will be the new Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. He’s been a member of the U.S. House for 12 years, where he chairs the House Budget Committee and a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, including its Subcommittee on Health.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—President-elect Donald Trump has announced that he has chosen Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Now through Jan. 31, uninsured Americans will be weighing their not-so-attractive options when it comes to health care coverage. For many, that will be a choice between an unaffordable premium or going without coverage and paying a penalty.
Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), will be a featured speaker at an event sponsored by the Minnesota Business Alliance this week that focuses on the future of health care.
Until a “Repeal Obamacare” bill is signed, Obamacare can be disabled through executive and administrative powers. Here are 10 actions President Trump could take to stop the Affordable Care Act, reduce costs to taxpayers, send health care back to the States and restore health freedom to patients and doctors:
Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom: Don’t Waste Time on a Replacement Plan That Could Take Months or Years; Repeal Now
ST. PAUL, Minn.—President-elect Donald Trump has already issued a “Contract with the American Voter” and has vowed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Health care was one of the major issues for this historic election, and the matter was undoubtedly considered as voters elected Donald Trump as the nation’s next president. Today, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is releasing the following statement.