Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Three Falsehoods Refuted

Three Falsehoods Refuted

The health care reform debate is littered with false statements. Truth is hard to come by. However, several recent news stories counter a whole series of mistruths and half-truths. Here are just three falsehoods -- there are many more, including one countered in our news release below -- and the new facts and findings that counter the false claims:

80% of Americans Will Need Help With ‘Easy’ HIX Registration

80% of Americans Will Need Help With ‘Easy’ HIX Registration

St. Paul, Minn.—One of the benefits of shopping online in the Obamacare health exchanges was supposed to be the easy, simple method of obtaining insurance. But new information from an industry insider reveals that 80 percent of Americans will need personal assistance in the process—and the Obama Administration is spending hundreds of millions of dollars, scrambling to convince Americans to sign up for higher premiums and privacy intrusions inherent in the exchanges.

Employers Find Huge ACA Loophole

Employers Find Huge ACA Loophole

Employers have found an Obamacare loophole. According to ACA regulations, "minimum essential coverage" with a robust and rich set of benefits is required only for plans offered to individuals and small businesses with less than 50 employees.

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: