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Open Season Exchange 2022: Health benefits expert Walt Francis on how to narrow your FEHB search

With 271 plan options for FEHB participants, participating in open season may seem overwhelming. But federal health policy analyst Walt Francis offers…

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

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Open Season: Shop online and on company time for your health plan

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Want a Roth IRA on steriods? Check your health plan.

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Last chance to blow $2,000

Federal workers and retirees have little time to miss another deadline and lose, as in overpay up to $2,000, on next year’s health premiums.

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Say goodbye to those surprise medical bills, really?!

Come Jan. 1, health insurance plans must treat emergency services performed out-of-network as if they were done in-network. The new rules apply to almost…

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Avoiding the $20,000 mistake

Don’t sit on your hands this open season. Spend a little time going through your options. It could really, really pay off. And we are here to help.

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