According to reports this morning, a deal has been struck in DC to continue employer contributions to healthcare, negating the financial impact of Obamacare on our representatives in DC.
Starting in 2014, all 100 U.S. senators, 435 representatives in the House and their aides will have to get their health insurance through ObamaCare’s newly formed state exchanges. But they won’t see a spike in their health care costs under a deal struck before the August recess.
Congressional leadership aides tell Fox News a deal has been reached with the Office of Personnel Management, which will allow the government to continue to make employer contributions to the health plans of lawmakers and congressional staffers.
The OPM, which oversees the compensation system for the federal civilian workforce, is expected to issue guidance next week to spell out a way to fix the issue.
This, my friends, must be stopped. Contact your Senators and Congressmen. Tell them that if YOU have to be impacted, so do THEY. There is no reason that those in DC should be even more of a privileged class than they already are. If it’s “good enough” for us, it should be for them.