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OPM to suspend applications for Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program

OPM will try to “establish sustainable premium rates” during upcoming two-year suspension on new applications to the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance…

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Bills, amendments linger in Congress with lasting implications for feds

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A few recommendations from federal health experts ahead of this year’s open season

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Inflation is becoming a big issue for some federal retirees’ cost of living increases

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Postal reform bill could raise health premiums for federal workers, employee group warns

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NAPA report details path forward for OPM, but advocates worry it’ll be easily forgotten

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NARFE projects election will overshadow federal pay, benefits in 2020

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Thrill of victory or agony of defeat: How will possible pay raise and shutdown turn out?

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NARFE: Protecting your retirement benefits

The CSRS and FERS programs are considered the jewel in the crown of federal civil service benefits but the Trump administration wants to cut costs in the…

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Retirees looking at last full ‘diet COLA?’

The Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. If it becomes…

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Will Congress change your federal retirement benefits?

The Trump administration has submitted a legislative package that would, among other things, eliminate cost of living adjustments for current and future retirees. Will Congress pass it? Find out when NARFE Deputy Director for Advocacy John Hatton joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the president’s proposals. June 6, 2018

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