Medicare and the FEHB

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March 6, 2017 – Our Hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome Paula S. Jakub, RHU, CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit Plan, to the studio to talk about Medicare and the FEHB.  Paula is a Subject Matter Expert in Federal Health Insurance and also serves on the adjunct faculty of the Foreign Service Institute.

Paula will discuss:

  • Four Parts of Medicare:  A, B, C, D
  • When to sign up for Medicare
  • Premium Costs – including MAGI means testing
  • Out-of-Pocket Costs – and what FEHB plans cover (COB)
  • Provider Types – participating & non-participating doctors & opt-out/private contract providers
  • Medicare Coverage & FEHB
  • No Medicare Coverage & FEHB

 For questions or comments, email us in advance at or call 202-465-3080 this coming Monday.  Program begins at 10:05 ET and questions are accepted between 10:20 AM and 10:55 AM.