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Minimal COVID impact on many federal health premiums

When the COVID pandemic hit, many predicted that premiums in the giant federal employee health benefits program would skyrocket.

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Two-person family? Give yourself a pay raise!

Are you a two-person family? If so, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you’ve got about two weeks to give yourself a pay raise.

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In this Monday, Sept. 7, 2015 photo, a 3D printed stethoscope, right, is seen next to a traditional medical stethoscope in Gaza City. In a territory lacking many basic medical supplies, Dr. Tarek Loubani says he has designed a stethoscope that can be made by a 3-D printer for just $2.50 _ a fraction of the cost of leading brands. Some doctors say the equipment is just as good. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

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…

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Self-plus-one: Good bet or one-trick pony?

Why are many federal couples like the kid who never got the Christmas pony he wanted? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey sums it up in two words — health insurance.

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