Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Sen. Thune: No IRS Enforcement of ACA

Sen. Thune: No IRS Enforcement of ACA

South Dakota Senator Thune sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew asking that the IRS be removed from enforcement responsibilities for the ACA due to the controversial deference and admitted misconduct in granting tax exempt status for political and educational groups.

Corrupt IRS to Enforce Obamacare

Corrupt IRS to Enforce Obamacare

ST.PAUL, Minn.— Guess which government agency will enforce Obamacare? One with a stellar record for privacy and fairness?

No. It’s the Internal Revenue Service, currently under investigation for unfairly targeting conservative groups in America with audits, harassment and delays. Once Obamacare kicks in fully, the IRS will not only oversee your tax returns but your health insurance status too

Health Insurance Exchanges - Top Ten Terribles

Health Insurance Exchanges - Top Ten Terribles

CCHF President, Twila Brase, shared these “Top Ten Terribles of Health Insurance Exchanges.”

Twila speaking at 2013 Taxpayers Rally

Twila speaking at 2013 Taxpayers Rally

On April 27th, folk gathered on the MN Capitol Grounds to rally in support of the taxpayer. CCHF President, Twila Brase, was one of those who spoke in addition to Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, Radio Show Host Jason Lewis, and noted fiscal libertarion Grover Norquist among others.

 

HIX Application Data - Single

HIX Application Data - Single


Personal Data Required to Apply for Obamacare in ACA Exchanges

Exchange Coverage Application Form – Single Adult, Not Offered Employer Coverage

Inside Scoop on Obamacare Exchanges

Inside Scoop on Obamacare Exchanges

Will Obamacare Exchanges be ready? We hope not. The headline from an Exchange industry news article says, "Will HHS Stall Start of Federal Exchanges? Observers Say 'Yes,' 'No,' 'Wait Till Oct. 1" (5/2/13). There are 33 states that have refused to build (fund) a "state exchange," forcing the feds to build a "federal exchange" for them. That said, every state exchange is a federal exchange under federal control.

Gov Dayton's MNsure Appointees Have Conflicts of Interest

Gov Dayton's MNsure Appointees Have Conflicts of Interest

(St. Paul/Minneapolis) Today, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton released his list of seven appointees to the MNsure health insurance exchange governance board. Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens' Council for Health Freedom provides the following statement in response:

 

Nebraska’s Cooperation with Exchanges Will Hurt Nebraskans

Nebraska’s Cooperation with Exchanges Will Hurt Nebraskans

Nebraska, which originally refused to create a state health insurance Exchange, is moving to create a state commission to oversee and make recommendations to the federal government regarding the creation of a federally-facilitated Exchange for Nebraska. 

Millions of Dollars to Market Obamacare

Millions of Dollars to Market Obamacare

Obama's sales pitch is coming - and you're paying for it.  The Obama administration has inked an $8 million  public relations contract to promote the health insurance exchange, which Sen. Max Baucus calls "the single most important provision of the ACA." According to an HHS official, PR firm Weber Shandwick will use "a range of communications tactics, with a emphasis on paid media and digital outreach"...

Summary and Justification for HIX IT Development

Summary and Justification for HIX IT Development

Capital Asset Summary for the Dept. of Health and Human Services for the IT Data management and data warehouse information system that will function as " the perpetual central repository for capturing, aggregating, and analyzing information on health insurance coverage... The data warehouse is formally known as Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System (MIDAS) and is built on industry leading analytics, data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) technologies."