Health Care Reform - Obamacare

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.

Refreshingly Frank on Obamacare

Refreshingly Frank on Obamacare

It was a refreshingly frank interview. The Washington Post interviewed U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) after he resigned — ironically on Tuesday, May 23 — as co-chair of the Tuesday Group in a flare-up over Obamacare.

The Path to Obamacare Repeal Is Simple—Don’t Let ACA Centerpiece Get in the Way

The Path to Obamacare Repeal Is Simple—Don’t Let ACA Centerpiece Get in the Way

Republicans are running out of time. The U.S. Senate must act soon to repeal every word of Obamacare. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) told The Hill, “We could repeal all of Obamacare … I just don’t buy the fact that we can’t do that.” I agree.

Why is GOP Dragging Their Feet on Repeal? They Can’t Let Go of ACA Centerpiece

Why is GOP Dragging Their Feet on Repeal? They Can’t Let Go of ACA Centerpiece

ST. PAUL, Minn.—What’s truly at the core of why Obamacare repeal efforts can’t seem to pick up steam? 

 

CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is alerting Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to a troubling policy section of the Delete-All Amendment of the HHS Omnibus bill, which strips many of the protective provisions in the original Senate version of the bill.

House-Passed American Health Care Act Is Still Government-Controlled Health Care

House-Passed American Health Care Act Is Still Government-Controlled Health Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), but before the bill goes to the U.S. Senate, Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) is reminding lawmakers and Americans alike that AHCA is still government-controlled health care. ACHA does NOT repeal Obamacare.

Obamacare Debate Mixes Apples and Oranges

Obamacare Debate Mixes Apples and Oranges

The Beltway is abuzz. Pundits say the GOP ‘replace Obamacare’ bill will harm people with pre-existing conditions. However, the Obamacare ban on pre-existing condition exclusions -- called ‘guaranteed issue’ – is the cause of harm experienced by millions of Americans.

Not letting the Obamacare crisis go to waste

Not letting the Obamacare crisis go to waste

Republicans should take a lesson from Democrats. During President Obama’s battle to enact Obamacare, his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, famously said, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. What I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you could not do before.”