The Office of Personnel Management on Wednesday clarified that agencies should restore previously-scheduled annual leave lost in 2018 due to the government shutdown.
Joan Melanson and Paul Forte of Long Term Care Partners will talk about the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program and other federal benefits available during this open season, including dental and vision insurance.
Reps. Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) haven’t forgotten about rising premium rates to the Federal Long Term Care Program, and they certainly haven’t forgotten about the Office of Personnel Management’s response when asked what the agency planned to do about rising costs.
John Hancock Life & Health Insurance Company, OPM’s provider for the Federal Long Term Care Program, said “a confluence of factors” led to the sudden and drastic increases in premiums for 2017.
Host Mike Causey is joined by Paul Forte and Beth O’Brien from Federal Long Term Care Partners and Federal Times Editor Steve Watkins to talk about long term care and an update on the bills that could impact feds. June 15, 2011