Plan Now for the 2014 Tax Year and Obamacare Penalties

Plan Now for the 2014 Tax Year and Obamacare Penalties

ST. PAUL, Minn.— As Americans gather their 2013 tax documents this month, Twila Brase, patient advocate and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, says the 2014 tax year will look much different for those who are not enrolling in Obamacare and choosing to remain uninsured—therefore subject to a penalty.

Fiscal Cliffs in Health Exchanges Will Lead to Lower Wages and Fewer Workers

Fiscal Cliffs in Health Exchanges Will Lead to Lower Wages and Fewer Workers

St. Paul, Minn.—Patient advocate Twila Brase, co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, has found unsettling and confusing problems in the Affordable Care Act. Those problems are further exposed by the new CBO report showing that over 10 years 2.5 million people will leave the work force and $1 trillion will be added to our national debt. 

 

The Obamacare ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’

The Obamacare ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’
Hidden 14th Hardship Exemption Opens Door for Citizens to Be Freed from Unwanted Insurance via State Exchanges

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The language of the Affordable Care Act is nothing less than vague, confusing and convoluted. But there is one section of the federal health care law that seems to be a clear way out for citizens who do not want to enroll in Obamacare—a hidden 14th hardship exemption.

Settlement Reached in Minnesota Case 
of Baby DNA Stored Without Consent

Settlement Reached in Minnesota Case 
of Baby DNA Stored Without Consent

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The start of 2014 marks a victory for the protection of private genetic data with the settlement of a lawsuit between 21 Minnesota families and the Minnesota Department of Health. The multi-year case argued the illegal and improper storage and use of newborn blood samples and genetic test results obtained under the Newborn Screening Program by the state health department. The ruling is in favor of the 21 plaintiffs, and now the blood samples and test results obtained without consent must be destroyed.

Obamacare Language on Subsidies Could Protect Americans from the Law’s Mandates and Penalties

Obamacare Language on Subsidies Could Protect Americans from the Law’s Mandates and Penalties

ST. PAUL, Minn.— Thirty-four states have refused to set up Obamacare state health insurance exchanges, and residents in those states may be exempt from Obamacare with no enforceable mandates or penalties.

Is Obamacare Limiting Access to Best Medicine by Controlling Drug Discounts?

Is Obamacare Limiting Access to Best Medicine by Controlling Drug Discounts?

ST. PAUL, Minn.Twila Brase, patient advocate and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, shared in recentHealth Freedom Minute—her daily radio feature airing on nearly 350 stations nationwide—that Health and Human Services is sending mixed messages about patients having access to the discounted prescriptions they need.

Dec. 23: Another False Obamacare Deadline

Dec. 23: Another False Obamacare Deadline

ST. PAUL, Minn.—As shoppers race around to retailers crossing gifts off their Christmas lists, Obamacare is trying to impose another false deadline to rush Americans into signing up for health care coverage before Christmas.

State Exchanges Must Be Self-Sustaining by January 1, 2015, or They Will Fail

State Exchanges Must Be Self-Sustaining by January 1, 2015, or They Will Fail

CCHF: The Only Sure Way to Stop Obamacare is to Refuse to Enroll

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Is Obamacare dying a slow death? Twila Brase, patient advocate and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF), thinks so.

Destruction of Newborn Genetic Test Results Still Has NOT Begun in Minnesota

Destruction of Newborn Genetic Test Results Still Has NOT Begun in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn.This past Saturday was supposed to mark the first day that baby genetic test result destruction was to begin in Minnesota, marking a historic victory for the protection of private medical information and genetic privacy.

Three Legal Alternatives to Enrolling in Obamacare

Three Legal Alternatives to Enrolling in Obamacare

ST. PAUL, Minn.—For years, Obamacare has been riddled with problems. The government-run health care system funnels patients’ private data into a huge federal information hub while the law’s health plans limit care, tie the hands of doctors on treatment options, and take more money out of the pockets of hard-working Americans.