Supreme Court Ruling Is Win for Privacy;
 Limits Patient Data States Can Collect

Supreme Court Ruling Is Win for Privacy;
 Limits Patient Data States Can Collect

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that certain states cannot collect insurance claims data from employers’ self-funded insurance plans, thus keeping patients’ medical information more private.

Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death Could Impact Supreme Court Patient Data Case

Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death Could Impact  Supreme Court Patient Data Case

With the death earlier this month of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, many are wondering how the loss will impact several high-profile cases, including one that surrounds patient data. 

Don’t Sign the HIPAA ‘Privacy’ Notice at the Doctor’s Office This Year

Don’t Sign the HIPAA ‘Privacy’ Notice at the Doctor’s Office This Year

ST. PAUL, Minn.—It might be the health care surprise of the century for some patients—and even some health care workers. The HIPAA “Privacy” Rule doesn’t ensure patients’ privacy at all.

‘There’s Nothing Free About Medicare-For-All’

‘There’s Nothing Free About Medicare-For-All’

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton sparred last night at the debate at the University of Wisconsin over Sanders’ proposed “Medicare-for-all, single-payer proposal” that would supposedly “save the average middle-class family $5,000 a year.”

Will Gun Control Policies Affect Patient Privacy?

Will Gun Control Policies Affect Patient Privacy?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Last year was a tragic time for gun violence in the United States, with 372 mass shootings in the U.S. in 2015, killing 475 people and wounding 1,870, according to a report by BBC News.

SCOTUS Won’t Hear New Obamacare Case

SCOTUS Won’t Hear New Obamacare Case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will not hear the case Sissel v. Department of Health & Human Services this term, a challenge that could have harpooned the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

SCOTUS Meets Today on Affordable Care Act Case & Junior Doctors Strike in the UK

SCOTUS Meets Today on Affordable Care Act Case & Junior Doctors Strike in the UK

Two significant headlines concerning heath care are making news today, and Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is available for comment on both.

Proposed Rule Would Gut Law That Protects Baby DNA

Proposed Rule Would Gut  Law That Protects Baby DNA

 

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Educating Americans About ‘Common Rule’ That Would Eliminate Certain Consent Requirements and Open Patients to Being Research Subjects Without Their Full Knowledge

 

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is educating Americans about a proposed “Common Rule” that would undo years of work to protect baby DNA. 


‘Tis the Season for Health Sharing

‘Tis the Season for Health Sharing

CCHF Educates Americans About Alternatives to Government Health Care, Including Health Sharing Organizations and the Compelling Stories Behind Them

ST. PAUL, Minn.—‘Tis the season to be sharing. And for some, that means health sharing.

Senate Votes to Repeal Parts of Obamacare

Senate Votes to Repeal Parts of Obamacare

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Late last evening, the U.S. Senate voted 52-47 in favor of the Republican-backed bill, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762), which repeals parts of the Affordable Care Act and cuts millions of dollars from the Planned Parenthood budget, according to the Associated Press.