NewEnd Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

End Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In the ongoing debate about health care, the newest conversation revolves around cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidies, which cover the cost of deductibles and out-of- pocket expenses for certain individuals. 

 

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Republican lawmakers are steering clear of town hall meetings and public forums in their districts during the current April recess, USA Today is reporting, largely because of constituents’ displeasure with Obamacare repeal efforts in Washington. 

 

The Simplicity of Real Repeal

The Simplicity of Real Repeal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Lawmakers are still squabbling about health care, more than a week after the American Health Care Act—a supposed replacement bill to the Affordable Care Act—failed in the House on March 24. House Speaker Paul Ryan told The Washington Post that Republicans will continue pushing for an overhaul of the nation’s health care system.

What Went Wrong?

What Went Wrong?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Late Friday afternoon, Congress pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA), just minutes before a scheduled vote. And over the weekend, many were asking, “What went wrong?”

AHCA DOA

AHCA DOA

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Congress pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) this afternoon, just minutes before a scheduled vote. But too many conservative lawmakers had concerns and Republican votes were short, so the bill will not see the light of day, Fox News is reporting. 

 

Take It or Leave It?

Take It or Leave It?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The long-awaited vote on the American Health Care Act, a supposed repeal and replacement of Obamacare, is set for today, but Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) notes the President Donald Trump has issued an ultimatum to push Republicans to vote yes. 

 

Americans Are Counting on Republicans to Keep Their Obamacare Repeal Promise

Americans Are Counting on Republicans to Keep Their Obamacare Repeal Promise

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Sen. Lindsey Graham said last week that if lawmakers can’t come to an agreement on the proposed American Health Care Act, then the Trump administration should drop the effort, let the current health care system collapse and see if Democrats would then agree to help replace it, reported Politico

 

Good, Bad and Ugly of the GOP Replacement Plan

Good, Bad and Ugly of the GOP Replacement Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Those against repealing Obamacare are gleeful this week after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that “24 million fewer people will have health insurance by 2026 under the House GOP plan to replace Obamacare,” reported Forbes.com

 

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. 

 

Failure of REAL ID Bill in MN Senate is a Win for States’ Rights and Individual Privacy

Failure of REAL ID Bill in MN Senate is a Win for States’ Rights and Individual Privacy

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a national health freedom and patient advocacy organization based in St. Paul, released the following statement today about the 29-38 vote against Minnesota’s REAL ID bill.