health care

  • Federal employee groups encourage elimination of Postal Service pre-funding requirement

    The most recent plan to save the Postal Service involves taking a page out of the private sector’s book: required enrollment in Medicare.

  • Dodging the $2,000 bullet

    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.

  • FEHBP open season with Walton Francis

    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

  • What happens if your health plan goes postal?

    The Postal Service wants to set up its own health plan for workers and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says non-postal workers should pay attention.

  • Could the FEHBP go postal?

    James Sauber, vice president of the National Association of Letter Carriers joins host Mike Causey to discuss the postal reform package and what it means for feds and retirees. October 26, 2016

  • Hottest game in town: What’s my premium?

    Federal health insurance premiums are going up next year, but do you know how much? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the averages being quoted can be misleading.

  • Innovations lead to savings for largest health care payer

    CMS is currently working on an innovative approach to health care spending, called the accountable care initiative. The idea is to coordinate care within accountable care organizations in order to provide better patient outcomes and quicker recovery times, while reducing the number of admissions and re-admissions.

  • Postal service health benefits and the FEHBP

    Insurance expert and author Walton Francis joins host Mike Causey to talk about how the pending Postal Service Reform Act, could affect the health care benefits of both postal and non-postal workers. September 28, 2016

  • Developing an innovation playbook through health care advances

    What constitutes health care innovations besides or within new drugs, new techniques and new methods of payments?

  • Welcome to your mid-life crisis … again

    If you work for the federal government, are retired from government or are married to a fed, then Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s time to hit your reset button.