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September 23, 2013
Washington's Obamacare Exemption
Posted by Staff
National Review Online:

Unless we make a change, Washington insiders will get a special exemption from Obamacare when it goes into effect on October 1.

A specific provision of the health-care law says that members of Congress and their staffs are required to procure their health-care coverage on the Obamacare exchange, just like millions of Americans. But the millions of Americans who will be forced into the exchange will not get employer subsidies to contribute to the cost of their exchange policy. That’s in Obamacare. That’s the law.

Recently, in a classic case of Washington protecting its own, the Obama administration announced an illegal administrative fix for this provision regarding Congress, in order to take all of the sting out. This special rule, with no basis in the Obamacare statute, would allow members of Congress to keep most or all of their staff members off the exchange entirely. 

 

09/23/13 3:49 AM
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