His government coverage in the House is the same as any other
governmental employee. It is the same kinds of policies as any other big
group, some BC/BS, some other carriers. The reason it is so good is that
the government pays such a high percentage of the premium and requires
relatively low co-pays. Now, the better question is should the Fed
government act more like businesses and the states and start requiring
higher co-pays or subsidize a smaller amount of the premiums for
"Even I realized that money was to politicians what the ecalyptus tree is to
koala bears: food, water, shelter and something to crap on."
On Thu, 04 Nov 2010 14:17:52 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
It is still a regular commercial policy. Elizabeth Edwards was talking
about it in reference to her cancer. She had United Health Care.
The reason they get it for life is they consider a kicked out
congressman "retired". The real question is when congress starts
treating their retirees as shabby as business does. My "free health
insurance for life" now costs me $1000 a month.
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