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.

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.

CCHF Radio Feature Has Explained Health Care Headlines to Americans Since 2009

CCHF Radio Feature Has Explained Health Care Headlines to Americans Since 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn.—On Dec. 18, 2009, a new one-minute radio feature called “Health Freedom Minute” hit the airwaves on just one local station in Minnesota, where Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) has been protecting health care choices, individualized patient care, and medical and genetic privacy rights nationwide.

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.

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

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.

With Open Enrollment Underway, CCHF Urges Americans to ‘Refuse to Enroll’ in Obamacare

With Open Enrollment Underway, CCHF Urges Americans to ‘Refuse to Enroll’ in Obamacare

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is now underway—and continuing through Dec. 15—and Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is educating Americans about three legal ways they can avoid becoming a victim to the skyrocketing premiums, high deductibles and compromised care of Obamacare.

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?”

CCHF Urges OMB to Include Parental Consent for Storage and Research of Baby DNA in Final Common Rule

CCHF Urges OMB to Include Parental Consent for Storage and Research of Baby DNA in Final Common Rule

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) has been working diligently to ensure that protections for Baby DNA, the genetic blueprint of America’s youngest residents, is protected in the final version of the “Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects,” known as the Common Rule.