Medicare Part B

  • Tammy Flanagan: Should retirees purchase Medicare Part B coverage?

    Retirement planning expert Tammy Flanagan provides tips for retirees in 2018 on whether its worth it to invest in Medicare Part B.

  • Medicare Part B: Do you need it?

    Do you need Medicare Part B? Can you afford it? Are there any alternatives? Walton Francis, editor of Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer those questions when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. December 6, 2017

  • Open season with Walton Francis

    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.

  • $2,000 for 2 hours of work

    If somebody offered you $2,000 for two hours of work and it’s not illegal, immoral or fattening, would you take it?

  • Is there a buyout in your future?

    The odds of you getting a $20,000-$40,000 buyout are slim so what can you do to build your retirement nest egg? Find out when federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 27, 2017

  • Joys and sorrows of turning 65 — Medicare Part B

    One of the tough choices for people turning 65 can be both important and expensive, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, namely choosing to purchase Medicare Part B coverage or not.

  • Medicare Part B — What would Shakespeare do?

    If Shakespeare was a government employee now, which health plan would he pick? Mike Causey says Medicare to B or not to B, that’s the question.

  • 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.

  • Are you in the wrong health plan?

    David Snell, director of retirement benefits at NARFE, joins host Mike Causey to go through the pros and cons of different health plans are available for both retirees and working feds. November 24, 2015

  • Medicare hike, pay raise, COLA, shutdown and more

    NARFE’s John Hatton and Katie Maddocks from the Federal Managers Association, join host Mike Causey to talk about some of the issues that Congress will tackle when it returns from its summer recess. September 2, 2015