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CCHF Urges MN Residents to Help Stop Bill to Repeal Patient Consent Requirements

CCHF Urges MN Residents to Help Stop Bill to Repeal Patient Consent Requirements

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) is urging Minnesota residents to help stop a plan to repeal the state’s strong patient consent requirements—patient rights to control who accesses medical data and the patient’s right to stop outsiders from interfering in the exam room. 

 

MN Business Groups Want to Control Your Doctor

MN Business Groups Want to Control Your Doctor

Act Now!  HF 831 "SHREDS" your consent rights and control!   With your calls, your emails or your written or oral testimony, we can stop this bill!  Join us at the hearing if you can! And ask committee members and your MN state legislators to oppose HF 831 and any legislation that circumvents, partially repeals, or fully repeals the current, longstanding patient-consent requirements for sharing, using, analyzing or selling your medical information. 

CCHF Submits Comments on HIPAA to Federal Government

CCHF Submits Comments on HIPAA to Federal Government

Dear Secretary Azar,

CCHF has been engaged in a two-decade campaign to inform Americans that despite what they’ve long been told by the news media, government agencies, health plans, legislators, Congress, hospitals, and doctor’s offices: HIPAA is not a privacy rule; HIPAA gives outsiders legal license to share, use, analyze, link, and sell patient data  . . .

CLICK HERE TO SEND PUBLIC COMMENTS BEFORE 11:59 PM TUES., FEB. 12.

Essentia Medical Consent Form

Essentia Medical Consent Form Web Page

CCHF Urges Americans to Tell Feds That HIPAA Hurts Patients

CCHF Urges Americans to Tell Feds That HIPAA Hurts Patients

ST. PAUL, Minn.—One of the resolute aims of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) has been to educate Americans that the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act “Privacy Rule” really isn’t about privacy at all. 

MN Legislative Update with Sue Jeffers on Twin Cities News Talk AM 1130

MN Legislative Update with Sue Jeffers on Twin Cities News Talk AM 1130

CCHF's State Legislative and Policy Director, Matt Flanders, shared a MN legislative update with Sue Jeffers on Twin Cities News Talk, AM 1130.  Sue and Matt discussed the DFL's MinnesotaCare "Buy-In" option and their plan to not let the MnCare provider tax go away, which taxes the sick and is scheduled to be repealed in January 2020. Follow this link to listen to the interview.

 

Big Brother is a Big Seller

Big Brother is a Big Seller

HEALTH FREEDOM WATCH

Volume 21: Issue 4: 4th Quarter 2018

Petition to Trump: Allow Seniors to Opt Out of Medicare w/o Losing Social Security

Petition to Trump:  Allow Seniors to Opt Out of Medicare w/o Losing Social Security

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) and other respected health organizations are urging President Donald Trump to allow senior citizens to voluntarily opt out of Medicare—without losing their Social Security benefits. 

HIPAA Is the ‘Biggest Breach of All’

HIPAA Is the ‘Biggest Breach of All’

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Anthem’s massive 2015 cyberattack is costing the nation’s second-largest health insurer a record $16 million. That’s the equally massive amount the company will pay to settle any potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, the Chicago Sun Times reported last week.