A huge change to the FEHBP did not come off as planned. OPM’s planned Health Claims Data Warehouse was supposed to launch yesterday. Instead, a notice has appeared in the Federal Register extending the comment…
It\'s the American way to believe that all men and women are created equal, and that may well be true except when it comes to your health insurance premiums. Those depend on which agency you work for. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey tells the tale of the tape.
Registered benefits consultant, Ed Zurndorfer has some open season advice.
Friday is supposed to be a slow news day so we\'ll limit it to this: a 3 year pay freeze, 10 percent job cut, higher FEHBP premiums for retirees, lower benefits for future retirees and some other stuff. Interested? Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey\'s federal report.
Federal News Radio continues its coverage of open season by speaking with Walton Francis, editor of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees. November 10, 2010
Mike Causey makes sense of Open Season options.
Congressman Chris Van Hollen hosts federal health plan forum.
If you got a $20,000 medical bill next year could you handle it? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there\'s an easy way to insure yourself from a catastrophic illness or accident.
The Office of Personnel Management\'s plan to build a data system with millions of American\'s health care claims is raising concerns about privacy.
A partial shift in power on the Hill means committee chairmanships will change in the House but not in the Senate. A variety of issues from the federal budget to telework, and federal pay and regulatory policies will be re-examined.
Pets over people. Discrimination in the federal health insurance program. Sounds outrageous but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it\'s all a mistake.
Health premiums go up an average of 7.2 percent for feds in 2011. What do you need to know about changes in your benefits, deductibles, and copayments? David Snell, insurance expert for National Active and Retired Federal Employees, is Mike\'s guest this week on Your Turn. October 6, 2010
Now that we know the FEHBP\'s 2011 premiums, feds are waiting for the next shoe to drop: what is going to happen to your deductibles, copayments and prescription drug schedules? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that\'s even more important than premiums themselves.
Federal News Radio\'s Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains what the FEBP increase means for your benefits package.