What Will Happen Next in Health Care?


For Immediate Release November 15, 2016

Beth Harrison, Hamilton Strategies, 610.584.1096, ext. 104, Media@HamiltonStrategies.com, or Deborah Hamilton, 215.815.7716, 610.584.1096, ext. 102

What Will Happen Next in Health Care?

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom’s Twila Brase Speaking at Event Thursday in Moundsview Focusing on Future of Health Care

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Two presidential candidates campaigned on very different positions regarding health care in America. Now that the election is over, many are asking, “What will happen next?”

Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), will be a featured speaker at an event sponsored by the Minnesota Business Alliance this week that focuses on the future of health care.

WHO:       Twila Brase of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom

WHAT:    “What Will Happen Next with Health Care?” event from the Minnesota Business Alliance (MBA)

WHERE:  The Mermaid Event Center, 2200 County Highway 10, Moundsview, Minn.

WHEN:    8:30 to 11 a.m. CT Thursday, Nov. 17; doors open at 8 a.m. CT

WHY:       To learn from and interact with leaders who understand the future of health care

HOW:       Pre-registration fee is $35 and $45 at the door; registration for MBA members is free. Register at mnbusinessalliance.org or email info@mnbusinessalliance.org.

At the event, Brase will speak on CCHF’s new initiative, The Wedge of Health Freedom (www.JointheWedge.com), where doctors and patients are breaking free from third-party restraints and forging direct relationships to manage individual health care. The Wedge helps individuals find affordable physicians who view patients as the central focus of their practice.

Besides Brase, other speakers include State Rep. Matt Dean, chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee, who will speak on “Will There be a Special Session?”; Mary Krinkie, vice president of government relations for the Minnesota Hospital Association, speaking on “Why Does Health Care Cost So Much?; and Greg Dattilo, author and CEO of Dattilo Consulting Inc., who will speak on “What Strategies Can Be Used to Reduce the Cost of Insurance?”

For more information about CCHF, visit its web site at www.cchfreedom.org, its Facebook page or its Twitter feed @CCHFreedom. For more about The Wedge of Health Freedom, visit www.JointheWedge.com, The Wedge Facebook page or follow The Wedge on Twitter @wedgeoffreedom.


Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, a patient-centered national health freedom organization based in St. Paul, Minn., works to protect health care choices, individualized patient care, and medical and genetic privacy rights. CCHF sponsors the daily, 60-second radio feature, “Health Freedom Minute,” airing on nearly 800 stations nationwide, including nearly 200 on the American Family Radio Network and 100 on the Bott Radio Network. Listeners can learn more about the agenda behind health care initiatives and steps they can take to protect their health care choices, rights and privacy. For details on how to add “Health Freedom Minute” to a station lineup, contact Michael Hamilton at mhamilton@hamiltonstrategies.com, (610) 584-1096 or (215) 519-4838.

CCHF president and co-founder Twila Brase, R.N., has been called one of the “100 Most Powerful People in Health Care” and one of “Minnesota’s 100 Most Influential Health Care Leaders.” A public health nurse, Brase has been interviewed by CNN, Fox News, Minnesota Public Radio, Politico, NBC Nightly News, NBC’s Today Show, NPR, New York Public Radio, the Associated Press, Modern Healthcare, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The Washington Times, among others. She is at the forefront of informing the public of crucial health issues, such as the importance of patient privacy and informed consent, the dangers of “evidence-based medicine,” “population health” and “pay for performance” and the implications of state and federal health care reform on patient choice and patient access to care.

For more information or to interview Twila Brase of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, contact Beth Harrison at 610-584-1096 x104, Media@HamiltonStrategies.com or Deborah Hamilton at 215-815-7716 or 610-584-1096 x102.