Health premiums for folks covered by the Affordable Care Act will jump 50-to-57 percent next year, but federal workers and retirees get a pass.
The 2018 federal health premiums are out and overall premiums are going up an average of 6 percent.
The Office of Personnel Management announced the average premium rate increases for 2018 ahead of open season, which runs from Nov. 13 through Dec. 11.
The Republican Study Committee released its own take on the fiscal 2018 budget, which includes several cuts to federal pay, retirement and health benefits. Here's how the committee's budget proposal measures up to other recommendations from the Trump administration and other House lawmakers.
Does the ACA, aka Obamacare make you sick or are you afraid it’ll be replaced by President Trumps proposal? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says get a fed job.
Tammy Flanagan with the National Institute of Transition Planning joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to discuss Uncle Sam's alphabet-soup federal benefits program for workers and retirees. March 22, 2017
Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to discuss the federal hiring freeze, possible changes in the FEHBP program, and the slight downturn in the number of retirements. January 8, 2017
Is there an unnatural act in your future? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says if you are a government worker or retiree, you've got the green light to go ahead.
Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees and Annuitants joins Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to answer your questions about FEHBP open season which ends Dec. 12. December 7, 2016
The most recent plan to save the Postal Service involves taking a page out of the private sector’s book: required enrollment in Medicare.
AAFMAA COO Mike Meese and Walt Francis, editor of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees and Annuitants, join host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to answer your questions about the new military retirement system and FEHBP open season. November 23, 2016
Are you good at doing nothing and hate shopping? If so, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says he can almost guarantee you'll lose up to $2,000 next year if you work for Uncle Sam.
Federal benefits expert and author Walton Francis joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to discuss FEHBP open season and what you can do to save money on your health care premiums. November 16, 2016
About 4,000 political appointees will leave the Obama administration in the next nine weeks. While conversations over policy, budget and organizational structure will take center stage, questions about your pay and benefits may not. Federal News Radio reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's transition guide in search of the answers.