Outside of the blockbuster parts of the 2022 defense authorization bill, there are many new policies Congress will mandate the Pentagon to enact once the bill is signed into law.
Federal News Network conducted an anonymous, unscientific, online survey of readers who largely indicated they would close out year two of the pandemic with either the same amount time off or more than what they had at the end of 2020.
What if you worked for an outfit that paid most of the premium for dozens of health plan options available to you, and allowed you to shop on the clock? And even paid for an online service that would give you several best-guys-for-you options?
DoD has funding for only five positions through 2023 for its new IP cadre. And the temporality of the jobs is an impediment to hiring the long-term experts DoD needs, according to the Government Accountability Office.
A continuing resolution through February doesn't necessarily change the White House's plans for a federal pay raise for civilian employees next year. But while agencies have staved off another government shutdown threat for now, there's still plenty of dysfunction ahead.
After a promising October, Thrift Savings Plan funds saw nearly across-the-board drops in November.
The anti-HMO feeling many have could be costing them money in premiums and good service. There are a wide array of HMOs available to federal workers/retirees during the current open enrollment period.
Federal workers, retirees or their survivors have 12 more days to pick the health plan that will cover them and their families next year.
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.
Come Jan. 1, health insurance plans must treat emergency services performed out-of-network as if they were done in-network. The new rules apply to almost all major public and private health insurance plans, including the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
Do a little shopping now and save a bundle next year. And maybe get even better coverage.
The Government Accountability Office found the Social Security Administration needs to shore up its oversight of state medical experts responsible for making disability determinations, some staff and some contracted.
What’s the single most important reason to shop around for health insurance? Two very important words — catastrophic coverage.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Labor Department released the final rule yesterday to implement President Joe Biden's April executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contracts.