- By Eric Katz May 2, 2013
Back in 2010, as the health care reform debate was raging on, Senate Republicans proposed legislative language requiring lawmakers to drop their insurance coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and enter the newly created exchange market.
The proposal was a political gambit, attempting to force Democrats to cast an embarrassing vote to opt out of one of the Affordable Care Act’s major provisions. Democrats called the bluff, however, and the amendment passed easily.
Three years later, members of Congress and their staffers are faced with the reality of losing FEHBP coverage. Continue reading “Congress, FEHBP and ObamaCare”