Hundreds of thousands of active and retired federal and postal workers have the opportunity to pay less and get more as the health insurance hunting season runs through Dec. 10.
Feds need to check their health benefits this open season, even if they don’t intend on changing plans; the plans themselves could be changing.
In today’s Federal Newscast, thousands of veterans are waiting for the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay their education benefits.
The metro Washington, D.C. area is now solidly blue and many local members of Congress will be eligible to lead committees that can affect active and retired government employees.
For military veterans, the option of blended retirement sparks a lot of questions, or at least it should. Service members have to make regular contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Willkie said he is not concerned his agency will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s request that agencies trim their budgets by 5 percent in 2020.
Open season for participants in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) runs Nov. 12 through Dec. 10. Here’s what you should know.
Unions representing federal and postal workers may be among the biggest winner in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Most went all out — though not exclusively — for Democratic candidates.
For the third month in a row, the Office of Personnel Management’s retirement claims backlog has ticked upward.
Amazon will shortly announce where on the East Coast it will move, bringing what are described as 50,000 “well-paying” tech jobs, and three Washington, D.C. metro area locations made the original short-list.
Military spouses with new jobs or patients who want a second opinion may have a tough time getting different care once they pick a heathcare plan.
Joan Melanson and Paul Forte of Long Term Care Partners will talk about the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program and other federal benefits available during this open season, including dental and vision insurance.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with Democrats retaking the House, it could have a big effect on federal workforce issues and committee oversight.
Crippling medical bills are the number one cause of bankruptcy in this country, but federal workers can avoid financial ruin — if they pay attention to open season.