Aug 8, 2013
Congress has won some partial relief for lawmakers and their staffs
from the “Obamacare” health reforms that it passed and subjected itself
to three years ago.
In a ruling issued on Wednesday, U.S. lawmakers and their staffs will
continue to receive a federal contribution toward the health
insurance that they must purchase through soon-to-open exchanges created
by President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law.
The decision by the Office of Personnel Management, with Obama’s
blessing, will prevent the largely unintended loss of healthcare
benefits for 535 members of the Senate and House of Representatives and
thousands of Capitol Hill staff.
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