Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Capitol Hill Report

Capitol Hill Report

Special Report from June 19-23, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 

What Is True Health Freedom?

What Is True Health Freedom?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Congress has pushed the pause button on the advancement of the Senate’s newly amended Better Care Reconciliation Act—and for good reason, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom’s (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase. 

 

Real Repeal or #FakeRepeal?

Real Repeal or #FakeRepeal?

Thankfully, the GOP Senate “Better Care Reconciliation Act” (BCRA, “bic-rah”) vote is delayed. Last week, we were in Washington, D.C. asking members and staffers in 20 offices, including the offices of Speaker Paul Ryan and Iowa Rep. Steve King (see photo), to do a REAL REPEAL

Not Good Enough—New ‘Better Care Reconciliation Act’ from Senate Still Isn’t Repeal

Not Good Enough—New ‘Better Care Reconciliation Act’ from Senate Still Isn’t Repeal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. Senate received its first full glimpse this morning of a “discussion draft” for the long-awaited revamped health care bill, announced to his colleagues by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who also addressed the nation today. 

 

5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Health Care Legislation That Will Advance Patient and Doctor Freedom

5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Health Care Legislation That Will Advance Patient and Doctor Freedom

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The jury is still out on when exactly the U.S. Senate will commit to passing any sort of health care reform, whether repeal or replace. Some have said that resolving the issue in 2017 is unrealistic, while others are pushing for action before the summer break.

Will Senate Bill be a Win or a Loss?

Will Senate Bill be a Win or a Loss?

“We aren’t stupid” two Senate aides told Axios. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is not even letting other senators see the GOP Senate’s “repeal and replace” Obamacare bill. They plan to submit it to the Congressional Budget Office before making it public.. The vote may happen before or just after the July 4 recess. Despite the bill being a secret, one reporter claims moderates are winning and conservatives are losing.

CCHF Letter to Sen McConnell

CCHF Letter to Sen McConnell
Dear Senator McConnell,
 
I am writing to you regarding your upcoming “repeal and replace” Obamacare bill, and our strong preference for legislation that advances patient and doctor freedom, rather than a bill that maintains Obamacare’s federal control of health care.

7 Dangers of Guaranteed Issue

7 Dangers of Guaranteed Issue

The Hill is reporting that Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) doesn’t think Congress will reach a deal to repeal and replace Obamacare, stating, “It’s unlikely that we will get a healthcare deal … I don’t see a comprehensive healthcare plan this year.”

The Essential Five Rights of Health Freedom

The Essential Five Rights of Health Freedom

HEALTH FREEDOM WATCH

Volume 20: Issue 2: 2nd Quarter 2017

Some Lawmakers Want Full Repeal

Some Lawmakers Want Full Repeal

With the American Health Care Act again in jeopardy—it’s a Republican version of Obamacare 2.0 anyway, says Twila Brase of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org)—several senators are calling for full repeal rather than a replacement that still compromises Americans’ health freedom.