Commentary

Federal Employees Health Benefits

Open season during a pandemic: Brace for impact!

This open season, it’s more important than ever that you shop around. If you’ve been in the same plan for 3-to-5 years, it may not be your best buy. 

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Visibility first, then zero trust: A guide to understanding CISA’s maturity model

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Don’t get caught with your CPARS ratings down

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

DoD’s campaign to drive digital transformation

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Want a Roth IRA on steriods? Check your health plan.

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Multi-domain operations require system-of-systems approach to engineering and integration

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Modernizing federal procurement post-COVID for the new presidential administration

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Reenter or retire? How are you feeling?

Some agencies are tentatively setting reentry dates early next year. The Biden administration acknowledged those dates are stirring up some anxiety among…

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President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the General Motors Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden management agenda seeks to elevate federal work

Presidents’ management agendas tend to look alike, but the nuance can indicate significant differences.

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Coordinating your health plan with Medicare: Does it work for you?

With 30-plus plans to choose from, many working feds and retirees go into shutdown mode and do nothing during the annual health insurance open season. This year it ends on Dec. 13. But that won’t help if you don’t shop around. Inertia is easy.

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