Patient Privacy

 

 

 

Defending the Strongest Patient Privacy Law in America

Defending the Strongest Patient Privacy Law in America

HEALTH FREEDOM WATCH

Volume 22: Issue 1: 1st Quarter 2019 

MN Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy

MN Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy

Watch the video of the MN Senate committee stopping patient consent repeal.  CCHF fought hard to stop SF 1575 (Sen. Eric Pratt, R-Prior Lake) - a bill to remove patient consent requirements in the Minnesota Health Records Act.

TOMORROW - Big Business Wants Your Medical Records!

TOMORROW - Big Business Wants Your Medical Records!

Act Today! MN Senate File 1575 allows corporations to claim your medical records as their own!  With your calls, emails, or written testimony, we can stop this bill at the MN legislative hearing tomorrow afternoon, Tuesday, March 12. Join us at the hearing if you can! Contact committee members and your MN state senator TODAY to oppose SF 1575, which allows the powerful business community to access and use your medical records to control the exam room—and pursue profits. Will you help us stop them?

Universal Consent Form Press Conference: Rep. Scott, Sen. Limmer, Rep. Lesch, Rep. Lucero

Universal Consent Form Press Conference: Rep. Scott, Sen. Limmer, Rep. Lesch, Rep. Lucero

The MN House and Senate introduce bipartisan bills PROTECTING patient consent! HF 1686 and SF 1744 give patients a "yes" or "no" choice on consent forms. Patients can share as much, or as little as they want and PATIENTS ARE IN CONTROL over their private health information.

Click this link to watch the press conference

 

‘Big Brother in the Exam Room’ Making Its Way Onto Library Shelves Nationwide

‘Big Brother in the Exam Room’ Making Its Way Onto Library Shelves Nationwide

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Last summer, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) released a groundbreaking book that could change the way both patients and doctors think about the exam room experience. 

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