wellness programs

  • Job stress getting to you? You are not alone

    Stress is real, and it can be a killer. Federal workers are not immune to job-related stress, and many occupy jobs that cause high levels of stress. So several agencies have employee assistance programs.

  • OPM offers up advice for agencies to improve employee health and wellness programs

    A snapshot of agency health and wellness programs from the Office of Personnel Management shows some promise but calls on organizations to fully implement governmentwide regulations designed to better support nursing employees.

  • CBP joins preparation efforts for Hurricane Dorian’s arrival

    In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection detailed its preparations for the pass-through of Hurricane Dorian.

  • DoD fights battle of the bulge

    Top initiatives addressing nutrition, exercise and smoking will be implemented department-wide, Capt. Kim Elenberg, program manager for Population Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, tells Federal News Radio’s Agency of the Month radio program.

  • OPM wants to keep FEHBP premium increases ‘in check’

    Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta says she wants to keep premium increases for federal employees’ health coverage “in check.” In a keynote speech at the annual FEHB Program Carrier Conference in Arlington, Va., Thursday Archuleta also called on insurance carriers to make prescription drugs more affordable and urged more federal employees to sign up for wellness programs.

  • OPM urges FEHB wellness, prevention programs

    The Office of Personnel Management is calling for federal employee health insurance carriers to propose more wellness and prevention programs.