A struggling US employee at the Fish and Wildlife Service in Oregon, who was about to miss treatment to keep her alive and who could not join her employer during the government shutdown, said that He had been told that his canceled insurance would be reinstated.
Jasmine Tool says that she only has enough amount of infant formula that she spends in a feeding tube to last until Friday.
The 30-year-old said she was not able to understand why her federally-paid insurance had expired several months ago and how to get her back because that closure meant that no one was answering his questions. calls.
Tool said Friday that its regional Fish and Wildlife Service office had announced that its insurance would be reinstated Monday.
A struggling US employee at the Fish and Wildlife Service in Oregon says she can not understand why her federally-paid insurance has lapsed months ago or has been reinstated because of the partial closure of the government.
Jasmine Tool is now looking for a way to pay for the nutrients that keep her alive. She said Thursday that she only had enough of the infant formula that she had in a feeding tube to last until Friday.
The situation of Tool is unusual. The US government has said that employees with active insurance will not experience any failures at closing.
US Democratic Senator Ron Wyden, of Oregon, highlighted the critical situation of Tool, who called for an end to the four-week block.
The tool has a brain tumor and a paralyzed stomach following a condition called gastroparesis.