Federal Open Season

  • Open Season with GEHA – Government Employees Health Association, Inc.

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Ray Kirk, Ph.D. and Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, welcome Brian Sperling, Senior Account Manager, and Kathy Ross, Chief Health and Experience Officer with Government Employees Health Association, Inc. (GEHA)

  • Open Season with AETNA Federal Plans

    Host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcomes Tom Bernatavitz, Vice-President of Aetna Federal Plans to the studio to discuss Aetna’s approach to this year’s Open Season.  This is the first in our series of weekly shows devoted to the range of health insurance plans available to Feds during Open Season.  Aetna offers a variety of affordable innovative plan options for Federal employees and retirees.

  • Open Season with U.S. Office of Personnel Management (USOPM)

    Host Bob Leins and co-host Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist NITP, welcome Jay Fritz, Program Manager, Program Support and Analysis, Healthcare and Insurance, U.S. Office of Personnel Management to the studio.

  • Intro to FEHB Open Season 2018

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Maureen Wilkin, Federal Benefits Specialist with NITP.

  • Initiatives for the 2019 FEHB Program

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit Plan.  Ms. Jakub is a Subject Matter Expert in Federal Health Insurance and serves on the adjunct faculty of the Foreign Service Institute.

  • Open Season with Kaiser Permanente

    Host Bob Leins and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome Gavin Toner, manager of Mid-Atlantic Federal Health Plans for Kaiser Permanente and Dr. Bruce Wollman, Associate Medical Director of Government Affairs for the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group.

  • The Consumer Checkbook’s Guide and FEHBP Open Season with Walton Francis

    November 27, 2017 – Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome insurance expert and author Walton Francis to the studio to talk about FEHBP open season. The CHECKBOOK’s Guide shows that most families can save $2,000 or more by selecting better plan choices.

  • Open Season with VSP Vision Care – Vision Care Federal Plans and Dominion National Dental Plans

    Host Bob Leins welcomes both VSP Vision Care – Vision Care Federal Plans and Dominion National Dental Plans to the studio.

  • Open Season with GEHA – Government Employees Health Association, Inc.

    Host Bob Leins and co-host Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, welcome Brian Sperling, Senior Account Executive with Government Employees Health Association, Inc. (GEHA) to the studio. November 13, 2017

  • Open Season with AETNA Federal plans

    Join our hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott as they welcome Tom Bernatavitz, Vice-President of Aetna Federal Plans to the studio. This is another in our series of weekly shows devoted to the range of health insurance plans available to Feds during Open Season.

  • Open Season with FSAFeds and U.S. Office of Personnel Management

    Host Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott, Federal Benefits Specialist, welcome Jay Fritz, Chief, Program Analysis and Systems Support, Federal Employee Insurance Operations, U.S. Office of Personnel Management to the studio.

  • Federal Open Season and OPM FEHB Program initiatives

    Host, Bob Leins welcomes back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, to the studio to talk about the upcoming 2017 Federal Open Season. October 2, 2017

  • The Consumer Checkbook Guide and FEHBP Open Season with Walton Francis

    This week on ForYourBenefit, welcome insurance expert and author Walton Francis to the studio to talk about FEHBP open season and his written guide on how families can save $1000 or more by selecting better plan choices.

    November 21, 2016