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  • Is the self plus one option right for you?

    Federal benefits expert Walton Francis and NARFE legislative director Jessica Klement join host Mike Causey to discuss the new self plus one health care option and what Congress has in store for feds and retirees this year. February 23, 2016

  • Self-plus-one, how the other half lives… and saves

    Picking the right health plan could save some federal workers $5,000 in premiums, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says lots of people are not dancing in the streets.

  • Walt Francis: Now (and later) is the time for a self-plus-one switch

    Mike Causey hosted health insurance expert Walton Francis for an online chat on the self-plus-one option currently being offered by the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program during the month of February.

  • OPM offers ‘limited’ second chance for FEHB change

    Beginning on Monday, Feb. 1 and running through Feb. 29 members of the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program are getting the chance to adjust their plans during a limited enrollment period — but there‚Äôs a lot of fine print.

  • What to know about February’s limited enrollment period

    The Office of Personnel Management is hosting a limited enrollment period in February for federal employees who want to switch their benefits options to self-plus-one.

  • Record-setting Open Season prompts limited enrollment period

    The popularity of the self-plus-one option during the 2015 Open Season helped make it the busiest enrollment period on record. This year was so busy that the Office of Personnel Management has scheduled a limited enrollment period in February to make certain changes to plans regarding self-plus-one.

  • Procrastinators of the world unite!

    If you are still thinking about changing your federal health insurance plan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s time to reset your inertia button.

  • Many retirees paying way too much for insurance

    The health insurance hunting season ends Monday. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has found a free information source you can use from home or the office.

  • Open Season clock is ticking down …

    This week on “Your Turn”, federal heath benefits expert Walt Francis joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions about FEHBP open season, which ends Dec. 14.

  • Insurance shopping: The naked truth

    What does a 14-foot tall statue of a nude male have to do with your federal health plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there is a link.