Health Care Reform - Obamacare

 Up, Up and Away

 Up, Up and Away

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Rapidly Rising Premiums Are Just One Consequence of a Fatally Flawed Government Health Care System

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Health insurers are looking ahead to 2016 and don’t like what they see. And they can thank Obamacare for the rising costs they’ll be forced to pass on to their patients.

Have Elected Republicans Joined the Left on Health Care?

Have Elected Republicans Joined the Left on Health Care?

“Why isn’t any Presidential candidate talking about it?” That’s the question I heard on the phone last week. An Ohio woman called our office incensed by a violation of privacy she’d just experienced from a health care system and incredulous that no one on the national level is talking about the extraordinary privacy violations allowed under the federal HIPAA rule. 

Will SCOTUS Protect Rule of Law in Obamacare?

Will SCOTUS Protect Rule of Law in Obamacare?

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is correct. What matters in the pending ruling on the Obamacare premium subsidies lawsuit is “not what Congress would have wanted, but what Congress enacted.”

 If You Like Your Premium, You Can’t Keep It

 If You Like Your Premium, You Can’t Keep It

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Health insurance customers are paying a lot more than they used to. And patients have Obamacare to thank. Lack of health care competition resulting from insurers’ leaving the market means premiums have nowhere to go but up.

Obamacare “Divide and Conquer” Strategy?

Obamacare “Divide and Conquer” Strategy?

America’s largest health insurer is buying a national chain of urgent care clinics. Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer in the United States, is purchasing MedExpress, which “operates 141 neighborhood medical centers in 11 states.” What does it mean if your doctor, clinic and insurer have joined camps?

Dangerous Bedfellows

Dangerous Bedfellows

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that HHS is “working in concert with our partners in the private, public, and non-profit sectors to transform the nation’s health system to emphasize value over volume.” But three dangerous CMS initiatives in this effort will take patient care and medical decisions out of doctors’ hands and allow Big Business, Big Health and Big Government make the calls.

President Obama - You Broke It, You Fix It

President Obama - You Broke It, You Fix It

ST. PAUL, Minn.—As the fate of Obamacare subsidies rests in the U.S. Supreme Court’s hands, lawmakers are already proposing ‘fixes’ should the Court rule against President Obama’s landmark but disastrous healthcare legislation.

Doctors Unite Against Obamacare

Doctors Unite Against Obamacare
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Twila Brase has long worked to educate Americans, lawmakers and the medical profession about the dangers of Obamacare, especially how it compromises care, ties doctors’ hands and takes more money from hard-working Americans.

6 Reasons ‘Doc Fix’ Bill Is Dangerous for Americans

6 Reasons ‘Doc Fix’ Bill Is Dangerous for Americans

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is urging Americans to contact their Senators and tell them to say “no” to the costly and controlling “Doc Fix” bill that would rate doctors based on compliance rather than care, expand Obamacare payment systems, and build intrusive Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.

GOP “Fix” for Doctors Advances Obamacare

GOP “Fix” for Doctors Advances Obamacare

Ask the U.S. Senate to VOTE NO on the “doc fix” bill. Senators return Monday, April 13 with plans to pass it. Call your Senator today and say, “H.R. 2 supports Obamacare. Don’t pass the bill.”