Opioid Crisis Act Letter to Sen. Lamar Alexander

Opioid Crisis Act Letter to Sen. Lamar Alexander

Our organization is writing to you regarding the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (S. 2680), which was marked up yesterday. On pages 2-3, I detail just some of our concernsregarding the original bill, as the marked-up bill is not yet available, and likely parts or most remain. 

CCHF Letter to Walden, Burgess, & Barton regarding Jessie's Law

CCHF Letter to Walden, Burgess, & Barton regarding Jessie's Law

We are concerned about the impact of this legislation on patient rights, patient privacy, and patient access to timely and essential medical care. We request that the legislation NOT be passed.

CCHF Letter to President Trump - Idaho Gov. Executive Order

CCHF Letter to President Trump - Idaho Gov. Executive Order

The primary purpose of this letter is to ask you to withhold all regulatory action against the state of Idaho and Governor Butch Otter for his executive order to authorize health insurance policies that do not comply with the ACA.

CMS 2018 Medicare PAR Letter - CCHF Overview to CMS FINAL

CSR Subsidies A “Solution” in Search of a Problem and the Costly Danger of Double-Dipping

CSR Subsidies A “Solution” in Search of a Problem and the Costly Danger of Double-Dipping

On October 12, 2017, President Trump announced the immediate termination of Cost-Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments. The White House stated, “Based on guidance from the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services has concluded that there is no appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies under Obamacare. In light of this analysis, the Government cannot lawfully make the cost-sharing payments.” 

 

Letter to OMB Director Mulvaney regarding Common Rule

Letter to OMB Director Mulvaney regarding Common Rule

Our organization discovered state-based “Baby DNA Warehousing” in 2003 -- and the use and sharing of newborn DNA for medical and genetic research without parental consent. As a result, four parent lawsuits (IN, MN, TX) have been filed and judges have required millions of newborn DNA blood spot cards stored by state government to be incinerated. 

Letter to Pres. Trump Regarding CSR Subsidy Payments

Letter to Pres. Trump Regarding CSR Subsidy Payments
On July 29th, you said: “If a new Health Care Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!”
 
We encourage you to make it so. You have the power to begin the restoration of health freedom in America by shutting down the $7-$10 billion ACA bailouts the insurers want to wrest from taxpayers.

ACA I-II-III

ACA I-II-III

The following CCHF chart lays out the three parts of the Affordable Care Act that Americans may or may not realize became law in 2010, including the intrusions that get between patients and doctors through federal control of the entire health care system. The law is 2,700 pages long with an additional 20,000+ pages of prescriptive federal regulations. Thus, CCHF is calling for a full repeal. 

CCHF Letter to Pres. Trump & Sec. Price regarding the Newborn Screening Common Rule

In December 2014, President Obama signed the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act in December 2014. It included the language we worked on with Senator Rand Paul and the Senate Steering Committee. It required parent consent for the use of newborn DNA (collected for newborn screening and stored without consent by many states) for federally-funded research.

CCHF Letter to Sen McConnell

CCHF Letter to Sen McConnell
Dear Senator McConnell,
 
I am writing to you regarding your upcoming “repeal and replace” Obamacare bill, and our strong preference for legislation that advances patient and doctor freedom, rather than a bill that maintains Obamacare’s federal control of health care.