The end of the federal health insurance open season is just days away but by now most people in the 30-plus plans and options have made their decision.
Does your bucket list include actively participating in the annual federal health insurance open season? Probably not.
You can’t be covered by any of the FEHBP plans unless you were enrolled in one — as in paying premiums — for the five years prior to retirement.
Health premiums can be hefty. Yet with all the choices in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program there is no reason someone should pay more than necessary.
Don’t be wedded to your current, traditional plan just because you’ve been with it for years.
Suppose you had three weeks to make a decision that could have a make-or-break impact on both your health and your finances.
Unexpected things happen, and if that means a major medical emergency and you don’t have the right FEHB plan, you could be in big-time trouble.
If wasting a couple-thousand dollars next year is no big deal to you, you can skip this.
One of the key questions facing those eligible for Medicare is should they take part B and pay its premiums in addition to one of the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program plans?
Uncle Sam will spend a small fortune over the next couple of months making it easier for 2.8 million government workers to get the best health plan next year for the fewest amount of premium dollars.