NewCCHF Marks One Year of The Wedge of Health Freedom

CCHF Marks One Year of The Wedge of Health Freedom

ST. PAUL, Minn.—One year ago on June 28, 2016, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) unveiled an exciting new health freedom initiative that sought to change the landscape of heath care in America—especially important as lawmakers continue to debate health reform and introduce versions of Obamacare “repeal and replace” bills. 

 

NewNot Good Enough—New ‘Better Care Reconciliation Act’ from Senate Still Isn’t Repeal

Not Good Enough—New ‘Better Care Reconciliation Act’ from Senate Still Isn’t Repeal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. Senate received its first full glimpse this morning of a “discussion draft” for the long-awaited revamped health care bill, announced to his colleagues by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who also addressed the nation today. 

 

5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Health Care Legislation That Will Advance Patient and Doctor Freedom

5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Health Care Legislation That Will Advance Patient and Doctor Freedom

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The jury is still out on when exactly the U.S. Senate will commit to passing any sort of health care reform, whether repeal or replace. Some have said that resolving the issue in 2017 is unrealistic, while others are pushing for action before the summer break.

7 Dangers of Guaranteed Issue

7 Dangers of Guaranteed Issue

The Hill is reporting that Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) doesn’t think Congress will reach a deal to repeal and replace Obamacare, stating, “It’s unlikely that we will get a healthcare deal … I don’t see a comprehensive healthcare plan this year.”

CCHF to Congress: Prohibit New Version of National Patient ID

CCHF to Congress: Prohibit New Version of National Patient ID

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Proponents of a national medical records system had something to cheer about earlier this month when President Donald Trump signed into law a “National Patient ID” strategy as part of the 2017 appropriations bill. Meanwhile, those who fight for patient privacy and health freedom have all the more reason to forge ahead. 

 

Why is GOP Dragging Their Feet on Repeal? They Can’t Let Go of ACA Centerpiece

Why is GOP Dragging Their Feet on Repeal? They Can’t Let Go of ACA Centerpiece

ST. PAUL, Minn.—What’s truly at the core of why Obamacare repeal efforts can’t seem to pick up steam? 

 

Minnesota Bows to Bullying with REAL ID Passage

Minnesota Bows to Bullying with REAL ID Passage

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota State House and Senate this evening passed the REAL ID bill (H.F. 3), which, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom
(CCHF,
www.cchfreedom.org), negatively impacts Minnesotans’ privacy and freedom. 

 

Which States Are the Worst Offenders for Storing Baby DNA?

Which States Are the Worst Offenders for Storing Baby DNA?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Parents want to keep their children safe, and that may mean having their newborn baby tested for genetic disorders at the time of birth. But another important aspect of parenting is keeping the genetic information of newborn babies private and protected. 

 

Moms, Do You Know Where Your Baby’s DNA Goes?

Moms, Do You Know Where Your Baby’s DNA Goes?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—With Mother’s Day just around the corner, every mom remembers the day her baby was born as a time of joy, emotion and, at moments, feelings of stress and being overwhelmed. But one thing most mothers might not think about in those first few days as a new parent is how their newborn baby’s DNA is collected, stored and used for research. 

 

CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is alerting Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to a troubling policy section of the Delete-All Amendment of the HHS Omnibus bill, which strips many of the protective provisions in the original Senate version of the bill.