Health Care Reform - 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.”

End Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

End Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In the ongoing debate about health care, the newest conversation revolves around cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidies, which cover the cost of deductibles and out-of- pocket expenses for certain individuals. 

 

“Re-accommodate” Obamacare

“Re-accommodate” Obamacare

Do you want truth or ear-tickling? For example, on Monday, Politico called Speaker Ryan’s failed American Health Care Act (AHCA) a bill to “repeal Obamacare”... But the truth is, AHCA (“ah-ka”) does not repeal the 2,700-page Affordable Care Act.

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Republican lawmakers are steering clear of town hall meetings and public forums in their districts during the current April recess, USA Today is reporting, largely because of constituents’ displeasure with Obamacare repeal efforts in Washington. 

 

Does the Freedom Caucus Have a Plan?

Does the Freedom Caucus Have a Plan?

The House Freedom Caucus (HFC) has pushed for full repeal of Obamacare…until now. These Republicans want the Affordable Care Act (ACA) fully repealed. They opposed Speaker Paul Ryan’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) and stopped two floor votes on AHCA (ah-ka).