Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees

  • Self-plus-one: Should you try it?

    Walton Francis, editor of the Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Federal Health Plans, will answer your questions about the news self-plus-one health care option. February 10, 2016

  • Open season with Walton Francis

    Federal benefits expert Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions and emails about FEHBP open season. December 2, 2015

  • Q&A with benefits expert Walton Francis

    Federal benefits expert Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions about health savings accounts and health plan options available to federal and postal workers. November 18, 2015

  • Answers to your questions about FEHBP open season

    Federal benefits expert Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions and emails about FEHBP open season. November 11, 2015

  • Walton Francis and FEHBP open season

    Walton Francis, author of the Consumers’ CHECKBOOK Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, answers your calls and emails about health plans available during FEHBP open season. December 3, 2014

  • Two can live as cheaply as one if …

    Some federal couples try to save money by each purchasing a self-only plan. The total premium will be less, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, but that could be a problem if both of you have a major illness or accident next year.

  • Which health insurance plan is the best one for you?

    Walton Francis, author of the Consumers’ CHECKBOOK Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees will answer your questions about FEHBP open season. November 18, 2014 (Encore presentation November 26, 2014)

  • FEHBP open season with Walton Francis

    Walton Francis, author of the CHECKBOOK Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer your calls and emails about FEHBP open season. November 12, 2014

  • Open Season and Walton Francis

    Insurance expert and author Walton Francis answers your questions about FEHBP Open Season. November 10, 2014

  • Are you in the wrong health care plan?

    Health plan expert Walton Francis says that about half of all federal employees are paying too much for heath care. Now that it’s Open Season, feds have a chance to turn that around.