California Assembly Committee Kills Measure To Force Lawmakers To Enroll in Covered California Plans
On Thursday, the state Assembly Rules Committee voted along party lines to reject a measure that would have required all state lawmakers to move from their health coverage provided by the Legislature to plans sold through Covered California. While some committee members felt the measure would help lawmakers address constituents' enrollment concerns, others said it would violate an Affordable Care Act provision that bars large employers from moving their employees to the exchanges.
- "Democratic Lawmakers Reject Switching Their Health Coverage to Obamacare" (McGreevy, "PolitiCal," Los Angeles Times, 4/23).
- "Bill Killed in Committee That Would Require Legislators To Enroll in Covered California" (The Santa Clarita Valley Signal, 4/23).
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