OPM retirement claims backlog hits lowest point for 2023
While still 2,826 claims higher than the steady state goal of 13,000, OPM hasn’t seen backlog levels this low since December of 2017, when claims were below 15,000.
Don’t just roll over your plan, says Kevin Moss, who researches FEHB plans for Consumers’ Checkbook. “It’s quite possible that you’re overpaying versus some less expensive options that could provide just as good or … even better coverage for a lower price.”
New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)
Agencies need to apply much of the common sense learned from securing data on premise to securing it in the cloud. We get tips from a panel of experts from Commvault, AWS and Kelyn Technologies.
In 38 years at NASA, today’s Federal Drive guest has done lots of things. As an astronaut, he flew three space missions, commanding two of them. He oversaw retirement of the Space Shuttle. He rose to associate administration, the number three ranking person at NASA.
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