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CCHF Launches National “Refuse to Sign HIPAA” Campaign

CCHF Launches National “Refuse to Sign HIPAA” Campaign

ST. PAUL, Minn.—One patient advocate is working to make sure that Americans know that the form that’s pushed across the counter at them at the doctor’s office is not meant to protect their private patient data. In fact, the opposite is true. The HIPAA law, thought to protect patient privacy, is simply a vehicle to share private data with more than 2.2 million entities.

HIPAA Info Wallet Card

HIPAA Info Wallet Card

Business card containing the HIPAA alert information

HIPAA Action Alert - Refuse to Sign

HIPAA Action Alert - Refuse to Sign

HIPAA - The Grand Deception

HIPAA does not protect health privacy - use this one-page CCHF document at your clinic and hospital to REFUSE TO SIGN the HIPAA "privacy" form. Contact CCHF for business-card-sized "refuse to sign" forms you can carry in your wallet. For more information, read the CCHF Alert.

50-State Report Unveiled; States Track Medical Data from Birth to Death Without Consent

50-State Report Unveiled; States Track Medical Data from Birth to Death Without Consent

Today, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is releasing the findings of one of its most important works to date. For the past eight years, CCHF has been researching health departments in all 50 states to find out how they use funding from the federal government to obtain and store citizens’ private medical information—in most cases, without patients’ consent.

50-State Health Surveillance Report

50-State Health Surveillance Report

CCHF has release a new Policy Insights Report:  "Patient Privacy and Public Trust: How Health Surveillance Systems Are Undermining Both" Written by Twila Brase, President of CCHF, it reveals the scope and hidden nature of state government health surveillance systems. Using a variety of methods over eight years, CCHF gathered data from all 50 states and D.C. on four major government patient-tracking systems. This data has now been published by CCHF to alert the public to government surveillance and to urge state legislative action to protect individual privacy and consent rights.

CVS Pushes Obamacare With Federal “Navigators” in Stores

CVS Pushes Obamacare With Federal “Navigators” in Stores

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, is calling on the American public to stand up against CVS Caremark for pushing an unpopular and destructive health care plan that is bad for the country.

Employer Viability At Stake in ACA Lawsuit

Employer Viability At Stake in ACA Lawsuit

Obamacare tremors are getting stronger. The latest poll shows 53% of voters view the law unfavorably. This is an all-time high level of opposition. Please donate today to our efforts to build the CCHF refuse2enroll campaign! Already, we’ve got the liberal Mother Jones magazine and other publications, like MedCity News, the Miami Herald and the Sacramento Bee talking about it!

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.

The Obamacare Surveillance System

The Obamacare Surveillance System

There is an Obamacare surveillance system. Surveillance is national news today...except in health care. That needs to change. The National Security Administration (NSA) is not the only agency spying on citizens without their consent or knowledge. And the problem is going to get worse under the federal reform law, empowering the IRS in ways we've never seen before.