Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Idaho Governor Goes Big-Against Obamacare

Idaho Governor Goes Big-Against Obamacare

Kudos to Idaho Governor “Butch” Otter! He’s doing what CCHF has been asking states to do. He’s opening up Idaho’s insurance market to policies NOT compliant with the ACA. He’s not waiting for Congress to repeal the ACA prohibition against catastrophic coverage.

GOP Obamacare Illusion - Don't Be Fooled

GOP Obamacare Illusion - Don't Be Fooled

David Copperfield would be impressed. The Republican plan to lower costs is a complex illusion.  The GOP wants to “stabilize” (prop up) the Affordable Care Act with billions from taxpayers.

ACA 'Stabilization' Plans Rear Ugly Head Again

ACA 'Stabilization' Plans Rear Ugly Head Again


ST. PAUL, Minn.—After stabilization efforts for the failing Affordable Care Act appeared to have gone by the wayside, it seems as though lawmakers from both parties are taking another look, reports Axios.

Imposing Obamacare - State by State

Imposing Obamacare - State by State

Beware the newest Obamacare plan. Liberals are pushing states to reinstate the penalty for being uninsured—using state law. Here’s are five to-dos for states written by former Obama officials (with my definitions for what they really mean):

ACA Stabilization Plans Stealthily Inch America Toward Socialized Medicine

ACA Stabilization Plans Stealthily  Inch America Toward Socialized Medicine

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Congress continues its attempt to prop up the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through subsidies and stabilization efforts, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), and it’s a stealth move to socialize American medicine.

In Ongoing CHIP Debate, Coverage Does Not Equal Care

In Ongoing CHIP Debate, Coverage Does Not Equal Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—A bone of contention within the many current health care debates is the funding of the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). No one wants to see kids go without health care, but government health care for children is not the best answer, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org).

Socialized Medicine by Stealth

Socialized Medicine by Stealth

Congress isn’t done socializing American medicine. Socialized medicine is “any of various systems to provide the entire population with complete medical care through government subsidization and regularization of medical and health services.”

CCHF Encourages Americans to Support #PharmacyFreedom

CCHF Encourages Americans to Support #PharmacyFreedom

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is alerting Americans to support the freedom to choose their pharmacies by making a public comment by next week.

Hits and Misses for Health Freedom in 2017’s Top Headlines

Hits and Misses for Health Freedom  in 2017’s Top Headlines
ST. PAUL, Minn.—This past year was certainly eventful when it came to headlines that shaped the health care landscape. In fulfilling its mission to educate and engage Americans about health care policies that affect them personally, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.orghas been a voice of support or opposition, depending on the proposed statutory and regulatory revisions.
 

Newly Passed Tax Bill Pulls Back Individual Mandate Penalties, But Law Still on the Books

Newly Passed Tax Bill Pulls Back Individual Mandate Penalties, But Law Still on the Books

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have now passed the historic tax bill, and President Donald Trump is expected to sign off soon on the cause he championed. Because the bill addressed the controversial Affordable Care Act individual mandate, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase released the following statement after the vote.