Health Benefits for Members of Congress and Certain Congressional Staff

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This report summarizes the provisions of the final rule and describes how it affects current and retired Members and congressional staff. OPM has indicated that Members and congressional staff are still eligible for other health benefits related to federal employment, and these additional health benefits are outlined in this report. This report also discusses Members' and staff's eligibility for Medicare, which does not appear to be affected by the final rule.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 18, 2014
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Mach, Annie L.

Analyst in Health Care Financing

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Cornell, Ada S.

Information Research Specialist

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 18, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report summarizes the provisions of the final rule and describes how it affects current and retired Members and congressional staff. OPM has indicated that Members and congressional staff are still eligible for other health benefits related to federal employment, and these additional health benefits are outlined in this report. This report also discusses Members' and staff's eligibility for Medicare, which does not appear to be affected by the final rule.

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15 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
Format: Text