Millennials Wisely Saying ‘No’ to Obamacare

Millennials Wisely Saying ‘No’ to Obamacare

With open enrollment beginning today, Nov. 1, many Americans are weighing their options, especially as Obamacare premiums—as well as off-exchange insurance premiums, for that matter—are now much higher. If trends continue, younger Americans again won’t be signing up for Obamacare coverage.

5 Things to Do as Obamacare Collapses

5 Things to Do as Obamacare Collapses

According to the Associated Press, “Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums for a midlevel benchmark plan will increase an average of 25 percent across the 39 states served by the federally run online market.” And to add insult to injury, about 1 in 5 consumers will be able to choose from just a single insurer, as more and more national insurers drop out.

As More Premium Increases Roll In, CCHF Says ‘Allow State Exchanges to Die’

As More Premium Increases Roll In,  CCHF Says  ‘Allow State Exchanges to Die’

ST. PAUL, Minn.—California and Pennsylvania might not share weather forecasts or political views, but these two states at opposite ends of the country have something in common. Both recently released information about skyrocketing Obamacare premiums, further evidence that the Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable for most Americans.

Patients Could Lose Consent and Privacy Rights Over Their Medical Records

Patients Could Lose Consent and Privacy Rights Over Their Medical Records

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a national patient-centered health freedom organization based in St. Paul, Minn., believes that the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is gathering information from insurers, hospitals and others to convince state legislators to repeal Minnesota’s strongest-in-the-nation medical privacy law.

MNs Slapped with 50-67% Health Care Premium Increases! What Can They Do?

MNs Slapped with 50-67% Health Care Premium Increases! What Can They Do?
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Americans are bracing themselves for double-digit health insurance premium increases to be announced any day. In Minnesota, extreme hikes have already become reality.  According to ConsumerAffairs.com, “the hikes in health plan premiums are breathtaking.”

What Should We Ask Trump and Hillary About the State of Health Care in America?

What Should We Ask Trump and Hillary About the State of Health Care in America?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Viewers around the nation will watch tonight’s first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with rapt attention. Though Americans may tune in for different reasons—the economy, national security, religious liberties—patient advocates at one health freedom organization will be watching with a singular subject in mind.

Presidential Candidates Must Release Medical Records? Not So Fast

Presidential Candidates Must Release Medical Records? Not So Fast

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Hillary Clinton’s camp has been dogged by her health concerns, especially after a “medical incident” that caused her to leave the 9/11 memorial service in New York City early and recover at her daughter’s apartment. After the sidewalk video seen ‘round the world,’ Clinton’s campaign team did release more information about the treatment of her recent bout with pneumonia.

Skyrocketing Drug Prices a Persistent Problem in Traditional Health Care

Skyrocketing Drug Prices a Persistent Problem in Traditional Health Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The far-reaching and heated debate over the $600 EpiPen has created a national conversation about ridiculously high—and skyrocketing even higher—drug prices. And now two lawsuits have been filed.

A Map to Health Care Freedom

A Map to Health Care Freedom

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Around the nation, tucked in small towns and across big cities, physicians have said ‘no’ to insurance contracts and government regulations that tie their hands, and have instead said ‘yes’ to caring for their patients in a trusted, confidential personal relationship.

The Big Reveal

The Big Reveal

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Health plan companies left and right are seriously questioning their involvement in Obamacare or dropping out altogether. And these are heavy hitters—UnitedHealthcare, Humana, Aetna and some Blue Cross Blue Shield companies. Cooperatives established under the law are collapsing as well. Just seven of the 23 remain.