Patient Privacy

 

 

 

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.

CCHF on The Five

CCHF on The Five

Fox News Channel show, The Five, uses the CCHF Obamacare Hub diagram to show the complexity of the system required to implement Obamacare - and who has access to your information!

 

 

“FREEDOM FROM OBAMACARE” -- CCHF Event Recap

“FREEDOM FROM OBAMACARE” -- CCHF Event Recap

We heard stories! We raised funds! It was a great event!

The special event with Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) began in the cozy sunroom of the beautiful Minneapolis Club. Sponsors spent an hour visiting with the Congressman on everything from politics to Louie's homemade barbeque ribs! 

CCHF Launches National “Refuse to Enroll” Campaign

CCHF Launches National “Refuse to Enroll” Campaign

ST. PAUL, Minn.— As Obamacare prepares to officially kick off on October 1, 2013, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.orglaunches the national  “Refuse to Enroll” campaign with a flier detailing steps Americans can take to stop its implementation.

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.

HIPAA Privacy Notice - Why are you asked to sign a form?

HIPAA Privacy Notice - Why are you asked to sign a form?

Here is what HHS says about signing:

Acknowledgement of Notice Receipt. A covered health care provider with a direct treatment relationship with individuals must make a good faith effort to obtain written acknowledgement from patients of receipt of the privacy practices notice.54 The Privacy Rule does not prescribe any particular content for the acknowledgement....

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.

HIX Application Data - Single

HIX Application Data - Single


Personal Data Required to Apply for Obamacare in ACA Exchanges

Exchange Coverage Application Form – Single Adult, Not Offered Employer Coverage

MN Dept. of Health Registries

MN Dept. of Health Registries

This is a list of all the data the MN Department of Health collects and how they use it.

"Big Brother" Prescription Tracking System Proposed

'Big Brother' Prescription Tracking System Proposed

Tracking is a favorite federal activity. Two bills in Congress would create prescription-tracking systems, ostensibly to identify and locate counterfeit drugs: a bipartisan 85-page House bill and a bipartisan 107-page Senate bill.