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***NEWS RELEASE*** For Immediate Release November 15, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT: Hamilton Strategies, 610.584.1096, ext. 104, o...

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***NEWS RELEASE*** For Immediate Release November 15, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT: Hamilton Strategies, 610.584.1096, ext. 104, or [email protected]

What Will Happen Next in Health Care? Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom’s Twila Brase Speaking at Event Thursday in Mounds View 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, Mounds View, Minn. WHEN:

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


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


Pre-registration fee is $35 and $45 at the door; registration for MBA members is free. Register at mnbusinessalliance.org or email [email protected].

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.


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, 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 intrusive wellness and prevention initiatives in Obamacare, patient privacy, informed consent, the dangers of “evidence-based medicine” and the implications of state and federal health care reform