The federal health insurance hunting season ends today, meaning you still have time to save as much as $2,000 next year in premiums and out-of-pocket costs.
If Uncle Sam had a special open season when you could change retirement plans, would you pick the old Civil Service Retirement System program or the Federal Employees Retirement System that replaced it in the 1980s?
If you’re a federal or postal worker, or a retiree who’s been shopping around for a new health care plan, then the clock is ticking.
Do you need Medicare Part B? Can you afford it? Are there any alternatives? Walton Francis, editor of Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer those questions when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. December 6, 2017
Do you get emotional when comparing fee-for-service health plans with an HMO? Do you know the difference? Does it really matter?
Between making open season decisions and worrying about a possible government shutdown, many feds’ heads are spinning.
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.
OK, so you are a finalist on TV’s “Jeopardy!” quiz show, but to win a million dollars, you must bet everything you’ve already won. It’s all or nothing.
Most federal workers rarely change their health plans. Is that a mistake? Find out when Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. November 29, 2017
Every year, Uncle Sam holds an extensive and expensive open season when federal workers, retirees and their survivors can update, enroll in or change their benefits package.
It’s open season which means federal workers, retirees and their survivors are updating, enrolling in or changing their benefits package. How can you get the best coverage at the lowest premium? Find out when Walton Francis, author of the Consumer’s Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees. joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. November 22, 2017
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.
If you work for Uncle Sam and are reasonably healthy, there’s a good chance you can get free health insurance next year.
You’ve got more choices than most people know what to do with. Open season is underway, so you’ve got to pick something between now and Dec. 11.