In its annual call letter to Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) carriers, the Office of Personnel Management urged insurance companies to consider new ways to cut costs for the next year.
Do you get emotional when comparing fee-for-service health plans with an HMO? Do you know the difference? Does it really matter?
OK, so you are a finalist on TV's "Jeopardy!" quiz show, but to win a million dollars, you must bet everything you've already won. It's all or nothing.
Most federal workers rarely change their health plans. Is that a mistake? Find out when Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn. November 29, 2017
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you could save a lot of money next year on health insurance if you plan ahead
Every year, Uncle Sam holds an extensive and expensive open season when federal workers, retirees and their survivors can update, enroll in or change their benefits package.
It's open season which means federal workers, retirees and their survivors are updating, enrolling in or changing their benefits package. How can you get the best coverage at the lowest premium? Find out when Walton Francis, author of the Consumer's Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees. joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn. November 22, 2017
If you work for Uncle Sam and are reasonably healthy, there’s a good chance you can get free health insurance next year.
Whatever advantages the non-fed health plan has while you are both working will likely disappear when your spouse retires.
Do you need to get Medicare Part B? What are the advantages of an HMO? What’s the difference between a self only plan, a self-plus-one plan and a family plan? Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer those questions and more when he joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn.
If somebody offered you $2,000 for two hours of work and it's not illegal, immoral or fattening, would you take it?
Participants in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program should take note that Monday, Nov. 13 marks the first day of open season. Here's an at-a-glance rundown of what to expect during open season.
Nearly two-thirds of participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program were enrolled in one of the two Blue Cross Blue Shield Association fee-for-service plans as of 2015.
Plenty of proposals exist that suggest significant changes to the federal retirement system. Financial planners say federal employees should hope for the best and plan for the worst.