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50-State Report Unveiled; States Track Medical Data from Birth to Death Without Consent

50-State Report Unveiled; States Track Medical Data from Birth to Death Without Consent

Today, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is releasing the findings of one of its most important works to date. For the past eight years, CCHF has been researching health departments in all 50 states to find out how they use funding from the federal government to obtain and store citizens’ private medical information—in most cases, without patients’ consent.

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.

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

Nebraska’s Cooperation with Exchanges Will Hurt Nebraskans

Nebraska’s Cooperation with Exchanges Will Hurt Nebraskans

Nebraska, which originally refused to create a state health insurance Exchange, is moving to create a state commission to oversee and make recommendations to the federal government regarding the creation of a federally-facilitated Exchange for Nebraska. 

Battle Against Obamacare Just Got Easier

Battle Against Obamacare Just Got Easier

I have just discovered new information. This is a long post, but it should make the battle against Obamacare easier. What I’ve found reveals just how ‘federal’ and intrusive the Exchanges really are. 

Swimming in Dependency

Swimming in Dependency
Let's talk about fish and freedom.

I recently stopped at a restaurant. Inside was a small pool with white and orange koi fish. As I came close, they stopped swimming and came to the side of the pool and started to beg. Five swishing tails. Five wide-open mouths peering up at me, sucking the air, silently asking for food.

Will You Be Exempt from the Individual Mandate?

Will You Be Exempt from the Individual Mandate?

IRS DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: May 2, 2013

Comment online: www.regulations.gov (IRS REG-148500-12)

Starting on page 8 of the 73-page proposed IRS rule to implement the mandate:

"[The federal health care reform law] provides that an individual is exempt for a month for which the individual lacks access to affordable minimum essential coverage... 

The "5C" Health Care Solution

The '5C' Health Care Solution

Do conservative organizations all sing the same health care tune? No, writes John Goodman at the National Center for Policy Analysis. In fact, I'd argue that sometime they are singing in complete dissonance.

 

The Big Blue Book

The Big Blue Book

The Enroll UX 2014 Design Specifications Manual reviewed by and designed with three federal agencies (CMS, ONCHIT, CCIIO) for health insurance exchanges as discussed at the MN Health Insurance Exchange marketing workgroup, July 10, 2012.