A group of Democrat lawmakers urges OPM to immediately update its definition of infertility, ahead of new requirements for FEHB carriers in 2024.
A final rule from the Office of Personnel Management extends FEDVIP enrollment options to nearly 200,000 seasonal, temporary and Postal employees.
With significant changes to Medicare Part D in the Inflation Reduction Act, a federal health expert says FEHB participants should reconsider their plan options to save money.
Open Season will come to a close on Dec. 12, but typically a very small number of FEHB enrollees make changes to their health enrollments. Federal health policy analysts shared why it’s still worth taking a look.
Just a few days remain before Open Season closes. If you don't act, you may be missing out on a chance to improve your health care coverage for 2023. Or you might get the same thing for less money.
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Federal employees will pay 8.7% more on average toward health premiums. But the vast majority of FEHB enrollees don’t make changes to their elections. OPM encourages participants to take a look this year, with the potential to save thousands.
With 271 plan options for FEHB participants, participating in open season may seem overwhelming. But federal health policy analyst Walt Francis offers tips on how employees and retirees can simplify their health insurance search.
What’s often more important than actually making an FEHB change is simply taking a look at the options available, advises OPM Director Kiran Ahuja. We sit down with Ahuja to get a look at OPM’s focus for open season this year.
Open season in the federal government is an ideal time to revisit all your benefits for the year ahead, not just FEHB health plans, advises WAEPA CEO M. Shane Canfield. He shares what’s new in life insurance benefits with The Federal Drive’s Tom Temin.
Learn about unique FEHB plans specifically created to serve feds and retirees who have served in the Intelligence Community, Defense, Homeland Security and State.
Are you considering unique options that FEHB plans offer federal employees? UnitedHealthcare’s Tiffany Martin shares details about benefits like Peloton fitness classes and expanded virtual care during a discussion with The Federal Drive’s Tom Temin.
Before health premium rates increase by an average of 8.7% in 2023, some health care experts tell FEHB enrollees to double-check their plans during open season, which runs Nov. 14 through Dec. 12.
On average, enrollees in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) will pay 8.7% more toward their 2023 premiums, the Office of Personnel Management announced prior to the upcoming open season, which runs Nov. 14 through Dec. 12.