NOTE: Mike Causey is on vacation. The following article was originally published on May 21 of this year. When budgeting, income and outgo are at the top of most people’s list. And one of the biggest…
Two new bills that would keep federal employee insurance programs in tact during future government shutdowns has bipartisan, bicameral support.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don’t lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.
The issue with the FEHBP is a good one: Too many plans and options to choose from. But the pros said you can narrow those choices down to two or three plans,
Even if you have an overall good health plan — such as one of the FEHBP options — the most important thing is its catastrophic coverage.
You may be in the best plan for you this open season. But you won’t know for sure unless you take some time to check your options.
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.
Stephen Zelcer, a financial advisor for federal employees, explains whether Medicare is needed when already covered by FEHB.
Open Season for the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program kicks off Nov. 14 and runs through Dec. 12. Participants have about month to make changes to their health plans. But experts say only 6 percent of federal employees and retirees typically choose to make a change.
Federal employees and their families will see a 4.4 percent increase in their Federal Employee Health Benefit premiums next year. But FEHBP participants will pay 6.2 percent toward their health care costs. The government share is 3.7 percent.