Federal workers and retirees will have a limited option to downsize their health premiums next month. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it's a good deal for some people.
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.
How much time, energy and effort would you spend to save $600 this year? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says many feds and retirees will have that option next month.
February 2016 will be selfie month for thousands of federal workers. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says this is not a "smile and say cheese" event photo op.
Benefits experts at the Office of Personnel Management fielded questions from federal employees and annuitants during a Twitter chat. Self-plus-one was one of the questions feds were most interested in finding out more about.
Open Season closes in two weeks. Here are a few reminders and handy links to help you navigate the next 14 days.
Walton Francis, expert and adviser on federal health insurance joined Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey for an online chat about navigating FEHBP’s increases and plan eliminations for 2016.
When the kids finally leave what do romantic federal couples do first? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the answer may be disturbing to some.
Expect some new health care options when open season rolls around later this year. We break down the Office of Personnel Management's letter to insurers about 2016 coverage.
In a proposed rule expected to be released Dec. 3, the Office of Personnel Management outlines how this new benefit will work for federal employees and retirees. OPM is accepting comments on the proposal.
Lots of people inside government are excited about the pending self-plus-one health plan option, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. It will cost more than self-only, but less than the standard family plan. So who are the winners and losers?
AFGE's public policy director Jacqueline Simon explains why her organization is opposed to the self plus one plan, and Sean Reilly and Andy Medici from the Federal Times will discuss what's ahead for feds and retirees in 2014. December 18, 2013 (Encore presentations December 25, 2013 and January 1, 2014)
NARFE's David Snell will discuss the impact of a proposed change to how federal retirees' cost-of-living adjustments are calculated. September 4, 2013
NARFE's David Snell will talk about a health care option for feds without children and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times will give us an update on 2014 budget negotiations and other issues affecting federal employees. August 21, 2013