NewGiving the Gift of Health Care Sharing

Giving the Gift of Health Care Sharing

‘Tis the season to be sharing. And for some, that means health care sharing.

Senate Passes Tax Bill and Repeals Obamacare Individual Mandate

Senate Passes Tax Bill and Repeals Obamacare Individual Mandate

ST. PAUL, Minn.—After the U.S. Senate passed the historic tax bill early Saturday morning and addressed the Affordable Care Act individual mandate, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF,  www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase released the following statement.

Congress and White House Waffling on the Most Egregious Tax Increase . . .

Congress and White House Waffling on the Most  Egregious Tax Increase . . .

Many fail  to see how closely linked tax reform is to health care, said Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase. The Affordable Care Act individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase health insurance or face a penalty tax, has been called the largest and most egregious tax increase foisted on the American public

With Legislation Pending, Congress Must Not Authorize Appropriations for CSR Payments

With Legislation Pending, Congress Must Not Authorize Appropriations for CSR Payments

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. Senate has written a repeal of the Affordable Care Act individual mandate into its version of the impending tax bill, which is good news for many Obamacare opponents. But at the same time, the Senate announced it will bring the Obamacare “stability” legislation written by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) to the floor for a vote.

With Open Enrollment Underway, CCHF Urges Americans to ‘Refuse to Enroll’ in Obamacare

With Open Enrollment Underway, CCHF Urges Americans to ‘Refuse to Enroll’ in Obamacare

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is now underway—and continuing through Dec. 15—and Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is educating Americans about three legal ways they can avoid becoming a victim to the skyrocketing premiums, high deductibles and compromised care of Obamacare.

What Every Patient Should Know About Privacy

What Every Patient Should Know About Privacy

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase was a featured speaker yesterday at the National Physicians Council for Healthcare Policy meeting in Washington, D.C., asking the important and timely question, “Patient Privacy: Where Art Thou?”

CCHF Urges OMB to Include Parental Consent for Storage and Research of Baby DNA in Final Common Rule

CCHF Urges OMB to Include Parental Consent for Storage and Research of Baby DNA in Final Common Rule

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) has been working diligently to ensure that protections for Baby DNA, the genetic blueprint of America’s youngest residents, is protected in the final version of the “Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects,” known as the Common Rule.

What Should Be Important to the Next HHS Secretary?

What Should Be Important to the Next HHS Secretary?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—After the resignation of former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, President Donald Trump is reportedly considering for the post pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar, who worked at HHS under George W. Bush before joining drug maker Eli Lilly, according to Politico.

President Trump’s Health Care EO Full of ‘Potential’ Commitments and Suggestions to ‘Consider’

President Trump’s Health Care EO Full of ‘Potential’ Commitments and Suggestions to ‘Consider’

ST. PAUL, Minn.—President Donald Trump signed an executive order yesterday that, according to the White House, seeks to “improve access, increase choices and lower costs for health care.”

President Trump, Here’s What Your Executive Order on Health Care Should Say…

President Trump, Here’s What Your Executive Order on Health Care Should Say…

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Frustrated with Congress’s inaction on health care reform and multiple failed attempts at an Affordable Care Act repeal, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order today that will ease rules for businesses banding together to purchase health insurance and lift limits on short-term health insurance plans, along with other important changes, reports The Hill.