Twelve weeks of paid parental leave is the main attraction in the House-passed defense authorization bill, but it has a lot more for civilian federal employees.
The end of the federal health insurance open season is just days away but by now most people in the 30-plus plans and options have made their decision.
The inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management said the uncertainty surrounding the agency’s proposed merger with the General Services Administration is continued concern headed in 2020.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Open Season is underway and the Office of Personnel Management says it has updated its tool for participants to compare plans.
Uncle Sam will spend a small fortune over the next couple of months making it easier for 2.8 million government workers to get the best health plan next year for the fewest amount of premium dollars.
Federal workers and retirees are awash in numbers today, some solid, some still forming up. The final total will determine in large part what kind of financial future they have.
After last year’s record low premium rate increases, participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will pay, on average, more than 5% more for their premiums in 2020.
The Office of Personnel Management has chosen a carrier to revive a relatively idle contract option under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program this year. The Government Employees Health Association will offer two new national health plans under OPM’s indemnity benefit contract.
A snapshot of agency health and wellness programs from the Office of Personnel Management shows some promise but calls on organizations to fully implement governmentwide regulations designed to better support nursing employees.
It’s quiet, as August is a time when things are on hold until at least after Labor Day. But a lot awaits lawmakers when they return.