What's New: 2003
- December 11, 2003
- The 2003 Medicare 'Pill Bill'
- November 26, 2003
- Walk of Shame: Republicans Bungle Medicare and Have Their Way With the Law
Medicare Bill Includes Major Tax Increases
- November 20, 2003
- Beware of Medicare Reformers' Empty Promises
- November 19, 2003
- Medicare Reform Will Strip Away Health Freedom and Medical Privacy
- November 13, 2003
- Critical Time to Speak Up About Medicare Reform
- October 29, 2003
- Medicare Trick or Treat: Why Make 654,000 Seniors Pay More for the Same Medicare Benefits?
- October 16, 2003
- Medicare Drug Plan Raises Cost, Privacy Concerns: Link to CNS news article.
- October 3, 2003
- Too Many Health-Care Rules and Regulations? It's Time to Shrink the Pie
- September 8, 2003
- Health Care Workers Could Face Military Draft
- August 14, 2003
- How Medicare Rx Drug Coverage Affects Patient Choice: A Firsthand Account
Five-Page "Notice of Privacy Practices" Reveals Important Information
- July 10, 2003
- Medicare Drug Plan Promotes Dependence on Government: The House version of the Medicare bill passed by only one vote.
- June 26, 2003
- 692-Page Medicare Bill Just Developed and Congress Has Just Hours Before Voting: Will Your Congressman's Vote Be Truly Informed?
- June 25, 2003
- Losing Our Independence? Medicare Rx Reform and Health Care Choices
- June 22, 2003
- Medicare Rx Reform: The Road to Medical Serfdom
- June 16, 2003
- Supreme Court Upholds Right to Refuse Mind-Altering Drugs
- June 12, 2003
- Proposed Medicare Reform Could Strip All Citizens of Their Health Freedom and Medical Privacy: It's a critical time to voice your own opinion!
- May 22, 2003
- Is Forced Medication Constitutional?
- May 9, 2003
- Homeland Security Act Cannot Be Used to Force Treatments Says Conference Report
- April 14, 2003
- Federal Medical Privacy Rule and Tying Games:
What does getting a copy of one's own medical records have to do with medical privacy?
- April 8, 2003
- April 14 Federal Medical Privacy Rule is About Sharing Data
- March 6, 2003
- Americans Need to Become Fully Informed about the Federal Medical Privacy Rule: The Institute for Health Freedom sponsored a panel discussion at the National Press Club on March 6 to inform the media, policymakers and public at large about the forthcoming Federal Medical Privacy Rule.
- The Final Federal Medical Privacy Rule: The Definitive Guide.
- February 26, 2003
- Who Decides?
How much medical privacy will Americans have when the Federal Medical Privacy Rule takes effect on April 14, 2003? The Institute for Health
Freedom is sponsoring a panel discussion at the National Press Club on March
6 to inform the media, policymakers and public at large about the forthcoming
Federal Medical Privacy Rule. The Rule, which takes effect on April 14, 2003,
is going to drastically change citizens' ability to control the flow of their
personal health information.
- Federal Workgroup Meets to Discuss National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII):
The federal Workgroup on the National Health Information
Infrastructure (NHII) is working to develop a national health-information
system and electronic personal medical records for U.S. citizens.
- Background of the NHII and Workgroup:
What is a "National Health Information Infrastructure" (NHII)?
- State of the Union:
How free are Americans when it comes to choosing their health care?
- February 10, 2003
- Single-Payer Health Plan Rejected 4 to 1 - Last fall, citizens across the country were closely watching the Oregon ballot initiative that called for a single-payer health plan in that state.
- January 2, 2003
- What every American needs to know about medical privacy. If you care about medical privacy, you'll want to read this brochure carefully. You're going to hear about these issues eventually, but the Institute for Health Freedom wants you to have this information now so that you (and your family) can take steps to control who has access to your health and genetic information.
Are you fully informed about the new federal medical privacy rule? This brochure answers the following critical questions:
- How did the new federal medical privacy rule come about?
- How will the federal medical privacy rule affect you and your family?
- Will you be able to find out if your personal health information is flowing over the Internet and released to others without your permission?