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NewLetter to OCR on Ascension-Google Sharing 50M Medical Records

Letter to OCR on Ascension-Google Sharing 50M Medical Records

CCHF's letter begins: "As president of CCHF, I am writing with a request that you also protect patient rights, specifically related to the data-sharing agreement between Ascension and Google. According to recent news reports, your office has opened up an investigation...." ACTION ALERT: Contact OCR Director Roger Severino with your concerns about Google getting the medical records of 50M people without patient consent. Use the OCR address on page one of CCHF letter.

Six Reasons You May Want to Opt Out of Medicare

Six Reasons You May Want to Opt Out of Medicare

President Trump signed an executive order that provides choice to seniors and opens the door to a lifetime of private coverage. Seniors will no longer be (illegally) required to enroll in Medicare to receive their Social Security Retirement Benefits (SSRB).   Is this the right choice for you?  Here are 6 reasons why you might want to opt-out of medicare.

 

California Abuses Patient Trust By Evaluating Children for “Toxic Stress”

California Abuses Patient Trust By Evaluating Children for “Toxic Stress”

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) is warning parents about California’s newest push to screen children for “toxic stress.” Starting this year, well-child visits for millions of California children could include questions about highly sensitive and delicate topics, such as divorce, family income, and unstable household environments.

Will Minnesota Lawmakers Let Google Have Patient Medical Records?

Will Minnesota Lawmakers Let Google Have Patient Medical Records?

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) is calling on Minnesota legislators to hold their ground and defend the Minnesota Health Records Act (MHRA) from large data corporations, health industry giants, and government entities that want it repealed. The MHRA is the nation’s strongest medical privacy and patient consent rights law.

Become a CCHF Health Policy Intern!

Become a CCHF Health Policy Intern!

Join us to work for freedom!

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is seeking a dynamic HEALTH POLICY INTERN to assist in our educational and lobbying program at the Minnesota state legislature. Join us as we seek to add more freedom-protecting accomplishments in 2020 to our list of previous legislative successes.  View the full job description HERE.

Minnesota Restricts Long-term Storage of Patient Prescription Data

Minnesota Restricts Long-term Storage of Patient Prescription Data

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A major change to Minnesota’s Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) took place on January 1, 2020. The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy will no longer have access to four years of identifiable patient prescription data, which it had been using for research without patient consent. Going forward, the board will have diminishing amounts of data available for analysis and research. By 2022, only the past 12 months of patient prescription data will be stored, on a rolling basis.