Lawmakers introduce protections for federal employee health benefits ahead of future shutdowns

Two new bills that would keep federal employee insurance programs in tact during future government shutdowns has bipartisan, bicameral support.

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Familiar cuts to federal pay, retirement, health benefits included in Trump’s proposed 2020 budget

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Open season: Is it time to switch health care plans?

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This Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 photo shows HealthCare.gov website on a computer screen in New York. The sign-up period for next year’s individual health insurance coverage runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. Picking a plan can initially involve several trips to websites like healthcare.gov just to understand the options. Shoppers who want to stick with the same plan must scrutinize it for changes. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

Easy-on-the-brain health plan tips

The health insurance open enrollment season runs through close-of-business Dec. 10. Here are three quick tips for health plan hunters from Walton Francis,…

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Open season: How to pick the best health plan for you

Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook’s Guide To Health Plans For Federal Employees, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss how…

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Picking a health plan is not rocket science

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,

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