CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

CCHF Draws MN Governor's Attention to Troubling Section of HHS Omnibus Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom is alerting Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to a troubling policy section of the Delete-All Amendment of the HHS Omnibus bill, which strips many of the protective provisions in the original Senate version of the bill.

House-Passed American Health Care Act Is Still Government-Controlled Health Care

House-Passed American Health Care Act Is Still Government-Controlled Health Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), but before the bill goes to the U.S. Senate, Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) is reminding lawmakers and Americans alike that AHCA is still government-controlled health care. ACHA does NOT repeal Obamacare.

Amended AHCA Is Not Repeal

Amended AHCA Is Not Repeal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The biggest buzz in health care is the possibility of the passage of the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), now that more conservatives and some moderates are supporting the latest changes. 

 

End Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

End Obamacare Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies Now

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In the ongoing debate about health care, the newest conversation revolves around cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidies, which cover the cost of deductibles and out-of- pocket expenses for certain individuals. 

 

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

CCHF to GOP Lawmakers: Talk to Your Constituents While Home on Break

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Republican lawmakers are steering clear of town hall meetings and public forums in their districts during the current April recess, USA Today is reporting, largely because of constituents’ displeasure with Obamacare repeal efforts in Washington. 

 

The Simplicity of Real Repeal

The Simplicity of Real Repeal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Lawmakers are still squabbling about health care, more than a week after the American Health Care Act—a supposed replacement bill to the Affordable Care Act—failed in the House on March 24. House Speaker Paul Ryan told The Washington Post that Republicans will continue pushing for an overhaul of the nation’s health care system.

What Went Wrong?

What Went Wrong?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Late Friday afternoon, Congress pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA), just minutes before a scheduled vote. And over the weekend, many were asking, “What went wrong?”

AHCA DOA

AHCA DOA

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Congress pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) this afternoon, just minutes before a scheduled vote. But too many conservative lawmakers had concerns and Republican votes were short, so the bill will not see the light of day, Fox News is reporting. 

 

Take It or Leave It?

Take It or Leave It?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The long-awaited vote on the American Health Care Act, a supposed repeal and replacement of Obamacare, is set for today, but Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) notes the President Donald Trump has issued an ultimatum to push Republicans to vote yes. 

 

Americans Are Counting on Republicans to Keep Their Obamacare Repeal Promise

Americans Are Counting on Republicans to Keep Their Obamacare Repeal Promise

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Sen. Lindsey Graham said last week that if lawmakers can’t come to an agreement on the proposed American Health Care Act, then the Trump administration should drop the effort, let the current health care system collapse and see if Democrats would then agree to help replace it, reported Politico