ACA 'Stabilization' Plans Rear Ugly Head Again

ACA 'Stabilization' Plans Rear Ugly Head Again


ST. PAUL, Minn.—After stabilization efforts for the failing Affordable Care Act appeared to have gone by the wayside, it seems as though lawmakers from both parties are taking another look, reports Axios.

Patients Need Privacy Protections in All Medical Matters, Not Just Substance Abuse

Patients Need Privacy Protections in All Medical Matters, Not Just Substance Abuse

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Two bills in Congress seek to roll back the restrictions on a 46-year-old law that currently keeps information about drug and alcohol treatment private. The new measures would allow broad sharing of this sensitive information.

ACA Stabilization Plans Stealthily Inch America Toward Socialized Medicine

ACA Stabilization Plans Stealthily  Inch America Toward Socialized Medicine

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Congress continues its attempt to prop up the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through subsidies and stabilization efforts, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), and it’s a stealth move to socialize American medicine.

In Ongoing CHIP Debate, Coverage Does Not Equal Care

In Ongoing CHIP Debate, Coverage Does Not Equal Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—A bone of contention within the many current health care debates is the funding of the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). No one wants to see kids go without health care, but government health care for children is not the best answer, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org).

CCHF Encourages Americans to Support #PharmacyFreedom

CCHF Encourages Americans to Support #PharmacyFreedom

ST. PAUL, Minn.Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is alerting Americans to support the freedom to choose their pharmacies by making a public comment by next week.

Hits and Misses for Health Freedom in 2017’s Top Headlines

Hits and Misses for Health Freedom  in 2017’s Top Headlines
ST. PAUL, Minn.—This past year was certainly eventful when it came to headlines that shaped the health care landscape. In fulfilling its mission to educate and engage Americans about health care policies that affect them personally, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.orghas been a voice of support or opposition, depending on the proposed statutory and regulatory revisions.
 

Newly Passed Tax Bill Pulls Back Individual Mandate Penalties, But Law Still on the Books

Newly Passed Tax Bill Pulls Back Individual Mandate Penalties, But Law Still on the Books

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have now passed the historic tax bill, and President Donald Trump is expected to sign off soon on the cause he championed. Because the bill addressed the controversial Affordable Care Act individual mandate, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) president and co-founder Twila Brase released the following statement after the vote.

CCHF Applauds Trump Admin. for Highlighting MD Option to Opt Out of Medicare

CCHF Applauds Trump Admin. for Highlighting MD Option to Opt Out of Medicare

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Trump administration showed its separateness from its predecessor in the realm of health care yet again with a letter to physicians that highlights the option to opt out of Medicare.

CCHF Radio Feature Has Explained Health Care Headlines to Americans Since 2009

CCHF Radio Feature Has Explained Health Care Headlines to Americans Since 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn.—On Dec. 18, 2009, a new one-minute radio feature called “Health Freedom Minute” hit the airwaves on just one local station in Minnesota, where Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) has been protecting health care choices, individualized patient care, and medical and genetic privacy rights nationwide.

Giving the Gift of Health Care Sharing

Giving the Gift of Health Care Sharing

‘Tis the season to be sharing. And for some, that means health care sharing.