NewCost Sharing Reduction (CSR) Subsidies A “Solution” in Search of a Problem and the Costly Danger of Double-Dipping

Cost Sharing Reduction (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.

Some Lawmakers Want Full Repeal

Some Lawmakers Want Full Repeal

With the American Health Care Act again in jeopardy—it’s a Republican version of Obamacare 2.0 anyway, says Twila Brase of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org)—several senators are calling for full repeal rather than a replacement that still compromises Americans’ health freedom.

21 Principles to Restore Health Freedom

21 Principles to Restore Health Freedom

With a new presidential administration standing firm on its commitment to change the health care landscape in America, the time is ripe for lawmakers to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which has proven unaffordable to many Americans. The new direction needs to be based on key principles to return simplicity, affordability, health freedom and treatment choices to patients and doctors around the country.

STOPPING OBAMACARE - Ten Executive Actions President Trump Could Take

STOPPING OBAMACARE - Ten Executive Actions President Trump Could Take

Until a “Repeal Obamacare” bill is signed, Obamacare can be disabled through executive and administrative powers. Here are 10 actions President Trump could take to stop the Affordable Care Act, reduce costs to taxpayers, send health care back to the States and restore health freedom to patients and doctors: 

 

Residents Each State Could Exempt from Individual Mandate

Residents Each State Could Exempt from Individual Mandate