ST.PAUL, Minn.— Guess which government agency will enforce Obamacare? One with a stellar record for privacy and fairness?
Personal Data Required to Apply for Obamacare in ACA Exchanges
Exchange Coverage Application Form – Single Adult, Not Offered Employer Coverage
This is a list of all the data the MN Department of Health collects and how they use it.
Tracking is a favorite federal activity. Two bills in Congress would create prescription-tracking systems, ostensibly to identify and locate counterfeit drugs: a bipartisan
Capital Asset Summary for the Dept. of Health and Human Services for the IT Data management and data warehouse information system that will function as " the perpetual central repository for capturing, aggregating, and analyzing information on health insurance coverage... The data warehouse is formally known as Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System (MIDAS) and is built on industry leading analytics, data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) technologies."
The January 2013 draft of the full application form for insurance through the HIX is 21 pages long but this condensed format is a chart that will show what questions are asked and what information an individual is required to provide. See HIX Draft Application for Insurance - Complete to see the full form.
Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is drawing attention to the significant safety and privacy concerns of the mandate within Obamacare that requires doctors and hospitals to have federally-certified electronic health records or face financial penalties in 2015.
The Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.com) has discovered a newly created federal system of records. The system, called the “Health Insurance Exchange Program,” was finalized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on March 6, 2013 and will house much of each state’s health insurance exchange information, including personally identifiable information, private health data, employment and insurance data, and qualified employer information in a single, federal records system.
Do conservative organizations all sing the same health care tune? No, writes John Goodman at the National Center for Policy Analysis. In fact, I'd argue that sometime they are singing in complete dissonance.
Minnesota Legislation: Senate File 1/ House File 5
Adding Minnesotans to “the largest consolidation of personal data in the history of the republic” - USA TODAY