It would seem that the Health Control Law, pushed under cover of darkness and demagoguery, and passed with the threat of a very large gavel, may have cut Congress members off of their own insurance:
“It is unclear whether members of Congress and Congressional staff who are currently participating in F.E.H.B.P. may be able to retain this coverage,” the research service said in an 8,100-word memorandum.
And even if current members of Congress can stay in the popular program for federal employees, that option will probably not be available to newly elected lawmakers, the report says.
It’s almost funny to contemplate. Like, it’s almost as if they didn’t read or understand what they were voting on, or something. Remember for over a year we’ve been told that if you like your coverage, you can keep what you have, right?
Seems every day something new and outrageous trickles out of this monstrosity. If there has ever been a time to hold our elected officials accountable, then it is now!
Now, I don’t actually think this will last very long. It will be a quickie little fix that they will rush through, probably attached to some other budgetary amendment or something, with zero fanfare. But the rest of us still have to live with the rest of that piece of garbage.