Health Care Reform - Obamacare

Working in Washington This Week

Working in Washington This Week

The National Physician Council of Health Care Policy, led by Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX) and California physician Marcy Zwelling, MD met November 4-6 in Washington, D.C. At the invitation of Dr. Zwelling, CCHF president Twila Brase gave a presentation on privacy: “Patient Privacy, Where Art Thou?” 

What Every Patient Should Know About Privacy

What Every Patient Should Know About Privacy

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase was a featured speaker yesterday at the National Physicians Council for Healthcare Policy meeting in Washington, D.C., asking the important and timely question, “Patient Privacy: Where Art Thou?”

Fun & Fundraising with Fox News’ Pete Hegseth!

Fun & Fundraising with Fox News’ Pete Hegseth!

Last night, CCHF’s 2017 fundraising dinner was packed with individuals who heard a message of hope for the future of health freedom from CCHF president Twila Brase and Fox News’ Pete Hegseth. One audience member later said what she loved the most was the optimism!

What Should Be Important to the Next HHS Secretary?

What Should Be Important to the Next HHS Secretary?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—After the resignation of former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, President Donald Trump is reportedly considering for the post pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar, who worked at HHS under George W. Bush before joining drug maker Eli Lilly, according to Politico.

President Trump’s Health Care EO Full of ‘Potential’ Commitments and Suggestions to ‘Consider’

President Trump’s Health Care EO Full of ‘Potential’ Commitments and Suggestions to ‘Consider’

ST. PAUL, Minn.—President Donald Trump signed an executive order yesterday that, according to the White House, seeks to “improve access, increase choices and lower costs for health care.”

President Trump, Here’s What Your Executive Order on Health Care Should Say…

President Trump, Here’s What Your Executive Order on Health Care Should Say…

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Frustrated with Congress’s inaction on health care reform and multiple failed attempts at an Affordable Care Act repeal, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order today that will ease rules for businesses banding together to purchase health insurance and lift limits on short-term health insurance plans, along with other important changes, reports The Hill.

Much Afoot in Healthcare Land

Much Afoot in Healthcare Land

The fight over Obamacare is not over. That said, the failed or stalled GOP proposals would have continued massive redistribution of worker’s wages to health plans—corporate socialized medicine—and not repealed the ACA.

CCHF Welcomes Health Care Champions to Oct 24 Event

CCHF Welcomes Health Care Champions to Oct 24 Event

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Later this month, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), will welcome two freedom and health care champions to its annual dinner and fundraising event in Minneapolis.

CCHF Says: Put a Real Repeal Bill Up for a Vote

CCHF Says: Put a Real Repeal Bill Up for a Vote

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Graham-Cassidy bill is the latest casualty in “repeal and replace” efforts, and the “replace” portion is most of the problem, says Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org).

Republicans Should Tell the Truth

Republicans Should Tell the Truth

It’s not true. All claims about “repealing” the Affordable Care Act play loosey-goosey with the term “repeal” and they know it. None of the votes so far have been on a real repeal bill. This week, Senate Republicans wanted a political win, but they were not planning to repeal the ACA.