Our Denver Billboard

Our Denver Billboard

As the end of open enrollment for Obamacare looms, CCHF wants citizens to know Obamacare is a bad deal. Look for billboards in Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Nashville, and Orlando. Selfies welcome! Click here to read more!

Legislation Will Strip Minnesota Parents of Consent for Storage and Use of Baby DNA

Legislation Will Strip Minnesota Parents of Consent for Storage and Use of Baby DNA
ST. PAUL, Minn.—There’s something expectant parents should know about the impending birth of their little ones this year. Their baby’s most precious gift—their genetic blueprint—is at risk of being used and stored forever by the Minnesota Health Department—without consent.
 

CCHF Addresses Minnesota Privacy Threat

CCHF Addresses Minnesota Privacy Threat

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, a Minnesota-based national organization with a goal to preserve patient-centered health care and protect patients’ rights, hosted a press conference yesterday to inform the public about an impending patient privacy threat in Minnesota.

CCHF to Testify at Baby DNA Meeting 

CCHF to Testify at Baby DNA Meeting 

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Twila Brase, patient advocate and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, a Minnesota-based national organization with a goal to preserve patient-centered health care and protect patients’ rights, will testify before the Minnesota State House of Representatives Health and Human Services Committee tomorrow regarding parental consent and the storage and use of baby DNA.
 

CCHF Unveils Billboard Campaign Across the Country

CCHF Unveils Billboard Campaign Across the Country

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Drivers are bombarded with messages every day while behind the wheel, but Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.CCHFreedom.org) is hoping its new message about the pitfalls of government health care will give them something to think about on their daily commute.

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Celebrates 20 Years of Progress

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Celebrates 20 Years of Progress

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Over the past two decades, there has been a tireless force in the crusade to preserve patient-centered health care and protect patients’ rights. The organization is the Minnesota-based Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, co-founded in 1994 by Twila Brase.

Plan Now for the 2014 Tax Year and Obamacare Penalties

Plan Now for the 2014 Tax Year and Obamacare Penalties

ST. PAUL, Minn.— As Americans gather their 2013 tax documents this month, Twila Brase, patient advocate and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, says the 2014 tax year will look much different for those who are not enrolling in Obamacare and choosing to remain uninsured—therefore subject to a penalty.

Fiscal Cliffs in Health Exchanges Will Lead to Lower Wages and Fewer Workers

Fiscal Cliffs in Health Exchanges Will Lead to Lower Wages and Fewer Workers

St. Paul, Minn.—Patient advocate Twila Brase, co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, has found unsettling and confusing problems in the Affordable Care Act. Those problems are further exposed by the new CBO report showing that over 10 years 2.5 million people will leave the work force and $1 trillion will be added to our national debt. 

 

The Obamacare ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’

The Obamacare ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’
Hidden 14th Hardship Exemption Opens Door for Citizens to Be Freed from Unwanted Insurance via State Exchanges

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The language of the Affordable Care Act is nothing less than vague, confusing and convoluted. But there is one section of the federal health care law that seems to be a clear way out for citizens who do not want to enroll in Obamacare—a hidden 14th hardship exemption.

Settlement Reached in Minnesota Case 
of Baby DNA Stored Without Consent

Settlement Reached in Minnesota Case 
of Baby DNA Stored Without Consent

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The start of 2014 marks a victory for the protection of private genetic data with the settlement of a lawsuit between 21 Minnesota families and the Minnesota Department of Health. The multi-year case argued the illegal and improper storage and use of newborn blood samples and genetic test results obtained under the Newborn Screening Program by the state health department. The ruling is in favor of the 21 plaintiffs, and now the blood samples and test results obtained without consent must be destroyed.