Congressmen Who Vote for Government-Run Health Care Should Be First Customers – H.Res 615

 

Well Thank you, Now that is what I like to see.  The Gander getting a taste of his own medicine, No Pun Intended…

Congressmen Who Vote for Government-Run Health Care Agency Should Be Its First Customers, Legislation Says
 Thursday, July 09, 2009
By Matt Cover

 
Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) (Photo courtesy of Fleming’s Web site)

(CNSNews.com) – Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) introduced a bill Monday that urges members of Congress who vote to create a government-run health insurance agency to give up their own comprehensive health insurance plans to join the new the public option they advocate for others.
 
The bill, H. Res. 615, says members of Congress who vote for a government-run health care bureau should become the inaugural customers of government-run health-care.
 
“That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that Members who vote in favor of the establishment of a public, federal government run health insurance option are urged to forgo their right to participate in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) and agree to enroll under that public option,” the resolution reads.
 
Fleming said he offered the non-binding resolution after he found out that under both the House and Senate proposals, members of Congress and other federal government employees will not have to participate in the planned health insurance exchanges for at least five years.
 
After five years, they still do not have to participate in the exchanges if they do not want to, while every other American must have a plan that conforms to the government’s rules, Fleming added.
 
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2 Responses

  1. Absolutely – let them try it~~they have it way too good right now. All the benefits they have and I don’t think the government even lays people off.

    Great reports! I will read more later! great minds think alike!

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