Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Give the Gift of Freedom…Before December 31!

Give the Gift of Freedom…Before December 31!

CCHF is dedicated to protecting your health freedom and stopping the socialized medicine, single-payer system that will ultimately result if the ACA is not fully repealed. 

CCHF Applauds Trump Admin. for Highlighting MD Option to Opt Out of Medicare

CCHF Applauds Trump Admin. for Highlighting MD Option to Opt Out of Medicare

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Trump administration showed its separateness from its predecessor in the realm of health care yet again with a letter to physicians that highlights the option to opt out of Medicare.

Giving the Gift of Health Care Sharing

Giving the Gift of Health Care Sharing

‘Tis the season to be sharing. And for some, that means health care sharing.

5 Whirlwind Days in Washington, D.C.

5 Whirlwind Days in Washington, D.C.

HEALTH FREEDOM WATCH

Volume 20: Issue 4: 4th Quarter 2017

Dissension in The Swamp

Dissension in The Swamp

President Trump promised to drain the swamp. But finding the plug in the boggy mire and pulling it out has proved difficult. That said, the swamp is no longer functioning with its usual efficiency. Congress is having more difficulty getting bills passed. There’s dissension in the ranks and impasse is common. That’s mostly a good thing.

Senate Passes Tax Bill and Repeals Obamacare Individual Mandate

Senate Passes Tax Bill and Repeals Obamacare Individual Mandate

ST. PAUL, Minn.—After the U.S. Senate passed the historic tax bill early Saturday morning and addressed the Affordable Care Act individual mandate, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF,  www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase released the following statement.

Congress and White House Waffling on the Most Egregious Tax Increase . . .

Congress and White House Waffling on the Most  Egregious Tax Increase . . .

Many fail  to see how closely linked tax reform is to health care, said Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase. The Affordable Care Act individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase health insurance or face a penalty tax, has been called the largest and most egregious tax increase foisted on the American public

CCHF Comments on CMS Request for Information - Innovation Center New Direction

CCHF Comments on CMS Request for Information - Innovation Center New Direction

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF), a national grassroots organization representing patients, physicians and other freedom-minded practitioners nationwide submits the comments below in response the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Request for Information on a proposed new direction for the Innovation Center. CMS is seeking input on ways it can reduce fraud, waste, and abuse and improve program integrity.

 

With Legislation Pending, Congress Must Not Authorize Appropriations for CSR Payments

With Legislation Pending, Congress Must Not Authorize Appropriations for CSR Payments

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. Senate has written a repeal of the Affordable Care Act individual mandate into its version of the impending tax bill, which is good news for many Obamacare opponents. But at the same time, the Senate announced it will bring the Obamacare “stability” legislation written by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) to the floor for a vote.

CSR Subsidies A “Solution” in Search of a Problem and the Costly Danger of Double-Dipping

CSR Subsidies A “Solution” in Search of a Problem and the Costly Danger of Double-Dipping

On October 12, 2017, President Trump announced the immediate termination of Cost-Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments. The White House stated, “Based on guidance from the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services has concluded that there is no appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies under Obamacare. In light of this analysis, the Government cannot lawfully make the cost-sharing payments.”