Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Twila Brase Offers SCOTUS Hearings Analysis, Gives 5 Individual Mandate Arguments 

Twila Brase Offers SCOTUS Hearings Analysis, Gives 5 Individual Mandate Arguments 
“The hearings last week will have a lasting impact on our quality of life, our freedoms and our system of health care in the U.S. ,” Brase said. “It has been decades since the Supreme Court decided a case that will impact so many Americans. History is being made in our lifetime and the only question now is how will the court rule and what will it mean for the future of freedom.”

Fox 9 News - Debate: Health Care Hearing Home Stretch

Fox 9 News - Debate: Health Care Hearing Home Stretch

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - The highest court in the land is hearing one of the most high profile cases it's ever had. Should all Americans be required to have health insurance? It's something the Supreme Court will have to decide. It's something that affects almost every American. Tonight we'll talk about it with Twila Brase, she's the President of the Citizens' Council for Health Freedom and Representative Tina Liebling, she's an attorney, who also has a master’s in public health.

CCHF Testimony – Opposing Obamacare “Exchange”

CCHF Testimony – Opposing Obamacare “Exchange”

First of all, to be clear, this is not a marketplace. It’s a government bureaucracy.

The government health insurance exchange is a key part of the federal strategy to takeover and nationalize health care. According to the Star Tribune, an executive at UnitedHealth Group called the exchange the “heart” of federal health care reform.

Twila Brase R.N. Update On Government Healthcare Reform

Twila Brase R.N. Update On Government Healthcare Reform
Sue Jeffers, radio talk show host from KTCN 1130 AM, discusses government healthcare reform and Obama Care with Twila Brase, R.N., President of Citizens' Council For Health Freedom. Twila Brase also discusses the benefits of non-government health care.

Obamacare Fails Four Key Tests

Obamacare Fails Four Key Tests
St. Paul, Minn.— Today, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act—or Obamacare—the controversial federal health care overhaul that patient advocates say takes away individual freedoms and, therefore, goes against the tenets of the U.S. Constitution.
 

MO Business Owner 1st to Sue Federal Gov't Over Religious Freedoms in HHS Mandate

MO Business Owner 1st to Sue Federal Gov't Over Religious Freedoms in HHS Mandate
St. Paul, Minn.—In the inaugural case of its kind, a Missouri business owner is the first individual to sue the Department of Health and Human Services, saying its controversial contraceptive mandate violates his constitutionally-protected religious beliefs.

Government Exchange - Control Through Data-Sharing

Government Exchange - Control Through Data-Sharing

The government exchanges (state or federal) all follow the same regulatory structure. They are website portals through which data flows to the federal government for purposes of regulatory control and enforcement. Five federal agencies receive the data: IRS, Treasury, HHS, Homeland Security, and Social Security Administration.

‘Marketplace’ of State Exchanges Sends Patient Data Straight to Federal Gov't Agencies

‘Marketplace’ of State Exchanges Sends Patient Data Straight to Federal Gov't Agencies
St. Paul, Minn.— With the pending Supreme Court hearing on health care taking place in two weeks, much will be uncovered about Obamacare. President Obama and others compare the health insurance exchanges to the functionality of online airline bookings. Exchanges have been billed as online “marketplaces” where consumers can shop for the “best deal and the smartest health insurance plan.” These health insurance exchanges seem harmless on the surface. Federal officials are even offering to let each state create their own exchange, giving the impression that states will have control over the process.

 

Final Federal Health Insurance Exchange Regulation

Final Federal Health Insurance Exchange Regulation

HHS has issued the first of many final rules on health insurance exchanges (state portals). The 644-page rule uses the word "require" 327 times and "must" 1,004 times. All state exchanges must follow the federal Obamacare law and the many pages of federal regulations. This document is just the first of many such rules and regs to come. Per POLITICO, the rule covers the establishment of exchanges and the eligibility standards for employers, but it doesn’t cover exemptions from the individual mandate, essential benefits, or quality standards.

CCHF: Supreme Court Briefs Tell Story 
of Obamacare Opposition

CCHF: Supreme Court Briefs Tell Story 
of Obamacare Opposition
St. Paul, Minn.— Amicus briefs filed with the Supreme Court regarding the controversial federal healthcare law—the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare—are very telling in regards to how the public and patient advocates feel about the plan.