Finding the best deal among 20 to 30 health plan options can be tough for young or healthy federal workers. But it is a real, albeit vital chore for those with less money and more medical problems.
When low premiums are a must it’s hard to beat the federal employee health benefits program. Uncle Sam pays the lion’s share of the premium and there are some bargains in the program, if you know where to look.
Workers and retirees in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program have several choices: They can shop around, talk with their primary physicians, or, like most people they can do nothing.
Open Season is coming to a close and if you haven’t already made a decision on your federal health insurance, there’s no time like the present, says federal benefits expert Walton Francis.
Tom Bermatavitz, president of Aetna Federal Plans, talks about open season and the different health care plans that are available. October 21, 2013
Tom Bernatavitz, senior vice president and head of federal plans for Aetna, talks about the federal employee health benefit options that his company is offering. November 19, 2012
The Government Accountability Office has turned back a protest over a multibillion dollar contract to administer part of the military’s TRICARE health insurance system, the losing bidder said Monday. The Comptroller General’s decision was not publicly released as of Monday afternoon, but TriWest officials said they had been notified of the rejection.
Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan is joined by Paul Forte and Beth O’Brien of the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program and Aetna’s Sally Scanlan and Alexis Meier. November 21, 2011
Tom Bernatavitz, head of Federal Plans for Aetna, joins hosts Tammy Flanagan and Bob Leins to discuss Aetna’s health benefit plans for federal employees. November 22, 2010