ACA Regulations Covering Senators Don’t Provide Injury, Government Argues
Mealey's (June 10, 2015, 8:44 AM EDT) -- GREEN BAY, Wis. — A senator cannot allege injury from regulations governing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s application to Congress and its staff, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management argues in a March 17, 2104, motion to dismiss (Senator Ron Johnson, et al. v. U.S. Office of Personnel Management, et al., No. 14-09, E.D. Wis.).
(Memo in support available. Document #93-140326-030B.)
OPM administers the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), the program that provides health insurance for federal employees. When Congress passed the...