Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Welcomes
 Health Care Champions to Annual Event

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Welcomes
 Health Care Champions to Annual Event

On Oct. 22, CCHF will welcome keynote speaker Dan Bongino, a bestselling-author and former Secret Service agent, and special guest Richard Weinstein, who exposed the true intentions behind Obamacare by uncovering video of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber.

Socialized Medicine—American Style

Socialized Medicine—American Style

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In just a few days, every doctor in America must use a new system of medical codes that provides government, health plans and researchers more details than ever on both patients and doctors.

Planned Parenthood Gets Obamacare Cash

Planned Parenthood Gets Obamacare Cash

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Obamacare has certainly made some enemies since the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010. But Obamacare is making friends with some unlikely partners as well.

A new report in the Washington Times found that Planned Parenthood, which has been under fire this summer after a series of 10 undercover videos detailed the possible harvesting, bartering and selling of body parts of aborted babies, is receiving more than a million dollars in Obamacare grants.

Repeal or Replace?

Repeal or Replace?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—A wide and varied field of Republican presidential hopefuls all have their own plans to make the country better—if elected. And nearly all have weighed in on the government health care system—some calling for full repeal and others offering replacement strategies.

Huge Privacy Concerns with New Electronic Health Records’ Alzheimer’s Test

Huge Privacy Concerns with New Electronic Health Records’ Alzheimer’s Test

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have changed the medical profession—for the worse, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a national organization dedicated to preserving patient-centered health care and protecting patient and privacy rights.

Parents Are Being Misled About Research at MN Fair

Parents Are Being Misled About Research at MN Fair

ST. PAUL, Minn.—As the Minnesota State Fair began last week, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF,www.cchfreedom.orgencouraged new and potential parents to visit the booth manned by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Newborn Screening Program and request the official state form that will allow parents to have their newborn’s blood spots and test results destroyed rather than stored by the state and used for research.

 

CCHF to Parents: Ask for Newborn Screening DNA Opt-Out Form at MN State Fair

CCHF to Parents: Ask for Newborn Screening DNA Opt-Out Form at MN State Fair

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota State Fair, one of the largest in the country, kicks off today. But beyond the famous food-on-a-stick and other fair staples, organizations from around the state see the fair as an opportunity to introduce themselves to the throngs of visitors who will attend the fair through Labor Day.

The Obamacare Tax EVERYONE Will Pay 

The Obamacare Tax EVERYONE Will Pay 

Yet another Affordable Care Act tax is on tap for September, starting at $8 billion a year and increasing to more than $14 billion annually by 2018. In short, says Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), every health plan with more than $25 million dollars of premiums has to pay a portion of that giant tax.

What Happens When EHRs Go Dark? 

What Happens When EHRs Go Dark? 

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Imagine yourself in the hospital ICU and suddenly the entire Electronic Health Record (EHR) system shuts down. Now, as far as the hospital is concerned, you have no medical history—with nurses unable to see the course of action the doctor ordered for you, your vital signs, past medications or scheduled surgeries. What’s more, your contact and personal information has been wiped out as well.

CVS-IBM Partnership Attempts to Use Patient Data to Predict Health Outcomes

CVS-IBM Partnership Attempts to Use Patient Data to Predict Health Outcomes

ST. PAUL, Minn. - What’s the harm in a nationwide pharmacy chain and a giant computer company teaming up in the name of health? For patients, it means privacy intrusion and health care decisions potentially being taken out of their own hands.