Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Will the Affordable Care Act Be Glossed Over Again at Wednesday’s GOP Debate?

Will the Affordable Care Act Be Glossed Over Again at Wednesday’s GOP Debate?
ST. PAUL, Minn. - With popularity numbers still bouncing between candidates, and with presidential hopefuls like Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Bobby Jindal offering their own “repeal-and-replace” plans, health care experts and concerned Americans alike are wondering how much the Affordable Care Act will come into play at Wednesday’s GOP debate at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

 

Stacking the Deck Against Patients

Stacking the Deck Against Patients

ST. PAUL, Minn.—There’s trouble ahead for doctors and patients, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a patient-centered national health freedom organization based in St. Paul, Minn., existing to protect health care choices, individualized patient care, and medical and genetic privacy rights.

Stacking the Deck Against Patients

Stacking the Deck Against Patients

There’s trouble ahead for doctors and patients. Last Friday, the eleven members of the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee were announced. It includes seven physicians to advise HHS on how to pay doctors differently. Republicans established the committee in the “Doc Fix” bill (MACRA, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015), which President Obama happily signed because it expanded Obamacare controls.

With Huge Obamacare Increases, Some Say Subsidies Will Provide ‘Savings’ - But Higher Costs Shifted to Americans in Fees and Taxes

With Huge Obamacare Increases, Some Say Subsidies Will Provide ‘Savings’ - But Higher Costs Shifted to Americans in Fees and Taxes

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Health insurance customers in many states will see major increases in 2016 -some by double-digit percentages - according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation. And what’s the advice many are receiving to combat these increases? Just take advantage of Obamacare subsidies, the Advanced Premium Tax Credit, to reduce the premiums.

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Welcomes
 Health Care Champions to Annual Event

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Welcomes
 Health Care Champions to Annual Event

On Oct. 22, CCHF will welcome keynote speaker Dan Bongino, a bestselling-author and former Secret Service agent, and special guest Richard Weinstein, who exposed the true intentions behind Obamacare by uncovering video of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber.

18 Ways They’re Wrong . . .

18 Ways They’re Wrong . . .

Remember the Trojan Horse? This deceptive “gift” was used to gain entry into Troy. Once the wooden horse got through the protective gates, Greek soldiers waited inside for nightfall, exited the horse, opened the city gates, let in the Greek army, and staged an attack.

Socialized Medicine—American Style

Socialized Medicine—American Style

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In just a few days, every doctor in America must use a new system of medical codes that provides government, health plans and researchers more details than ever on both patients and doctors.

Is Obamacare a Dead Issue?

Is Obamacare a Dead Issue?

The silence was deafening.  Not one question was asked about Obamacare during the second GOP presidential debate. POLITICO reporter Paul Demko, echoing my sentiments, tweeted the moderator, “Jake! Jake? JAKE: What about Obamacare?” 

Repeal or Replace?

Repeal or Replace?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—A wide and varied field of Republican presidential hopefuls all have their own plans to make the country better—if elected. And nearly all have weighed in on the government health care system—some calling for full repeal and others offering replacement strategies.

Obamacare Facts #4-#6

4) PREVENTIVE MANDATE CONTROVERSIES TO COME 

5) INSURERS ALLOWED TO ERECT BARRIERS TO CARE

6) AGE 26 REQUIREMENT RAISES COSTS; ENDS CHEAPER CHOICES