Health Care Reform - Obamacare

CCHF Denounces Current Push to Implement Unique Patient ID

CCHF Denounces Current Push to Implement Unique Patient ID

ST. PAUL Minn. – The 1996 passage of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) entailed a hotly contested mandate to issue each and every American a Unique Patient Identifier, or UPI, number. The new form of medical identification would identify every patient, link their medical records, and allow for broad sharing, monitoring research, and analysis of the American public through the Nationwide Health Information Network, or NHIN. Public outcry against the UPI forced Congress to prohibit funding for the card, in order to stop its implementation.

Medicare Bankruptcy in (10 years); Obama Plans to Cut Medicare Advantage Program

Medicare Bankruptcy in (10 years); Obama Plans to Cut Medicare Advantage Program
The report recently made headlines as it estimated that Medicare would be bankrupt by the year 2024, but could be out of money as early as 2017—just five years from now—if expenses run high.

 

Twila, Davis, & Emmer - Gov. Dayton Tries to Impose Obama's "Exchange"

Twila, Davis, & Emmer - Gov. Dayton Tries to Impose Obama's 'Exchange'
Twila Brase was on NewsTalk Radio with Emmer and Davis May 2, 2012. They talked about Governor Dayton trying to impose Obama's health care "takeover center" (exchange) without legislative authority.

17 Trillion Reasons to Repeal Obamacare

17 Trillion Reasons to Repeal Obamacare
St. Paul, Minn.—As if Obamacare opponents didn’t have enough cause to fight to repeal the federal health care law, three new billion-dollar financial reasons emerged this week, further proving that the government health reform law will be detrimental for the country.

Twila Brase on Fox Business

Twila Brase on Fox Business
Health Care Law Will Add $340 Billion To The Deficit

Standardized Care Hurts Patient Experience - New Study

Standardized Care Hurts Patient Experience -  New Study
St. Paul, Minn.—Which is more important? Standardizing care or ensuring a positive patient experience?
 
To patient advocate Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, a patient-centered national health policy organization based in St. Paul, Minn., there shouldn’t be a trade-off. But new research shows that hospitals that adopt strategies to meet government requirements see a decline in the quality of individual patient experiences.

Twila Brase Offers SCOTUS Hearings Analysis, Gives 5 Individual Mandate Arguments 

Twila Brase Offers SCOTUS Hearings Analysis, Gives 5 Individual Mandate Arguments 
“The hearings last week will have a lasting impact on our quality of life, our freedoms and our system of health care in the U.S. ,” Brase said. “It has been decades since the Supreme Court decided a case that will impact so many Americans. History is being made in our lifetime and the only question now is how will the court rule and what will it mean for the future of freedom.”

Fox 9 News - Debate: Health Care Hearing Home Stretch

Fox 9 News - Debate: Health Care Hearing Home Stretch

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - The highest court in the land is hearing one of the most high profile cases it's ever had. Should all Americans be required to have health insurance? It's something the Supreme Court will have to decide. It's something that affects almost every American. Tonight we'll talk about it with Twila Brase, she's the President of the Citizens' Council for Health Freedom and Representative Tina Liebling, she's an attorney, who also has a master’s in public health.

CCHF Testimony – Opposing Obamacare “Exchange”

CCHF Testimony – Opposing Obamacare “Exchange”

First of all, to be clear, this is not a marketplace. It’s a government bureaucracy.

The government health insurance exchange is a key part of the federal strategy to takeover and nationalize health care. According to the Star Tribune, an executive at UnitedHealth Group called the exchange the “heart” of federal health care reform.

Twila Brase R.N. Update On Government Healthcare Reform

Twila Brase R.N. Update On Government Healthcare Reform
Sue Jeffers, radio talk show host from KTCN 1130 AM, discusses government healthcare reform and Obama Care with Twila Brase, R.N., President of Citizens' Council For Health Freedom. Twila Brase also discusses the benefits of non-government health care.