Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • When health premiums and your budget collide

    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.

  • Got the Blue Cross blues?

    Because various Blue Cross Blue Shield plans have been so good for so long, many feds in them haven’t bothered to shop around for maybe a better deal.

  • Your options this Open Season

    Insight by Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C. Your Options This Open Season In the midst of open season, tune in to FEDtalk this Friday, November 16th, at 11 AM EST to hear about some of…

  • Wilkie says Congress won’t go along with VA budget cuts

    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.

  • Helping fill government jobs in the DC region

    Brad Traverse, director of government relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and founder of Brad Traverse Jobs, discusses his mission of getting people involved and employed in the government relations industry.

  • Treading water: Feds need pay raise to pay 2019 health premiums

    Many people will actually pay less for coverage in 2019 than they are paying this year. That’s for sure, and it’s a very big deal.

  • Blue Cross-Blue Shield, FEEA partner up for Giving Tuesday

    Giving Tuesday gives everyone the chance to be a philanthropist. Blue Cross-Blue Shield joins with FEEA to promote more assistance for federal employees.

  • Reasons not to change health plans: The devil you know

    Against statistics and advice, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says only about 6 percent of health policyholders change plans.

  • Your most important financial decision

    If you were in a car crash and got hit with a $19,000 medical bill, could you pay for it out-of-pocket, or would your health insurance cover it?

  • Open season with Walton Francis

    Do you need to get Medicare Part B? What are the advantages of an HMO? What’s the difference between a self only plan, a self-plus-one plan and a family plan? Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer those questions and more when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn.