Health Care Surveillance: CCHF States That HIPAA is a Grand Deception

Health Care Surveillance: CCHF States That HIPAA is a Grand Deception

Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, wants Americans to know what she believes is another government intrusion into their private health data. And she will share this information through a week-long series of radio programs that will air on more than 300 radio stations across the country from July 1-5.

Health Care Surveillance:  HIPAA—The Grand Deception

Health Care Surveillance:  HIPAA—The Grand Deception

Part 1 in a Series on How Private Health Information is No Longer Private

ST. PAUL, Minn.— Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom(CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) wants Americans to know of yet another government intrusion into their private health information.

It’s the HIPAA privacy rule—and there’s a grand deception behind it.

Americans Face Fiscal Cliffs in Health Insurance Exchanges

Americans Face Fiscal Cliffs in Health Insurance Exchanges

Patient advocate Twila Brase, co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, has found unsettling and confusing problems in the health insurance exchange programs. The problems are quickly exposed by using the Minnesota state exchange premium calculator as an example.

ACA Allows Private Info to Be Stored and Accessed In Massive Federal Database

ACA Allows Private Info to Be Stored and Accessed In Massive Federal Database

St. Paul, Minn.—One patient advocate has many concerns about Obamacare and the new state exchanges being created to implement the Affordable Care Act. But perhaps the most pressing concern for Twila Brase, co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, is the federal “System of Records (SRO),” an expansive, government-run database that will store Americans’ private information through the state exchanges.

80% of Americans Will Need Help With ‘Easy’ HIX Registration

80% of Americans Will Need Help With ‘Easy’ HIX Registration

St. Paul, Minn.—One of the benefits of shopping online in the Obamacare health exchanges was supposed to be the easy, simple method of obtaining insurance. But new information from an industry insider reveals that 80 percent of Americans will need personal assistance in the process—and the Obama Administration is spending hundreds of millions of dollars, scrambling to convince Americans to sign up for higher premiums and privacy intrusions inherent in the exchanges.

Corrupt IRS to Enforce Obamacare

Corrupt IRS to Enforce Obamacare

ST.PAUL, Minn.— Guess which government agency will enforce Obamacare? One with a stellar record for privacy and fairness?

No. It’s the Internal Revenue Service, currently under investigation for unfairly targeting conservative groups in America with audits, harassment and delays. Once Obamacare kicks in fully, the IRS will not only oversee your tax returns but your health insurance status too

CCHF Announces Genetic Privacy Victory

CCHF Announces Genetic Privacy Victory

The Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) announced a huge victory today with the defeat of Senator John Marty’s (D-Roseville) newborn screening language.

Gov Dayton's MNsure Appointees Have Conflicts of Interest

Gov Dayton's MNsure Appointees Have Conflicts of Interest

(St. Paul/Minneapolis) Today, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton released his list of seven appointees to the MNsure health insurance exchange governance board. Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens' Council for Health Freedom provides the following statement in response:

 

Nebraska’s Cooperation with Exchanges Will Hurt Nebraskans

Nebraska’s Cooperation with Exchanges Will Hurt Nebraskans

Nebraska, which originally refused to create a state health insurance Exchange, is moving to create a state commission to oversee and make recommendations to the federal government regarding the creation of a federally-facilitated Exchange for Nebraska. 

Electronic Medical Records Compromise Patient Safety and Privacy

Electronic Medical Records Compromise Patient Safety and Privacy

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.