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The Best of 2016

By on December 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
The Best of 2016

The FedSmith.com authors posted many articles in 2016 to keep our readers informed. These are some of our (and your) favorites.

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OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Complying with Minimum Health Insurance Guidelines Under FEHB

By on December 28, 2016 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Complying with Minimum Health Insurance Guidelines Under FEHB

Do you have health insurance through the FEHB? OPM has released a fact sheet for federal employees with details on how to show compliance to the IRS under the Affordable Care Act.

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Extending FEHB Coverage for Children of Same-Sex Domestic Partners

By on December 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Extending FEHB Coverage for Children of Same-Sex Domestic Partners

OPM has published an interim final rule to create a regulatory exception that allows children of same-sex domestic partners living overseas to maintain FEHB coverage for an extended period of time.

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How Bad Are the Changes to FEHB Plan Benefits for 2017?

By on December 5, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Bad Are the Changes to FEHB Plan Benefits for 2017?

The average premium increase for premiums under the FEHB will be 6.2% in 2017. There are also many changes to plans in the program. The author describes some of these changes and how to find them for your preferred health plan.

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Connolly to Hold 2017 FEHB Open Season Workshop

By on November 23, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Connolly to Hold 2017 FEHB Open Season Workshop

Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) is hosting his 8th annual FEHB open season workshop for the 2017 benefits year to help federal employees and retirees with their benefits planning decisions.

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FEHB Health Plans Limited to Specific Participants

By on November 15, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

OPM is reminding employees that there are health insurance plans in the FEHB only available to employees in specific agencies.

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How to Compare FEHB Plans

By on November 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How to Compare FEHB Plans

How can you narrow down your choice of health insurance options? This new search program will likely make your search quicker and easier.

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Supreme Court to Rule On Federal Employee Health Insurance

on November 7, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
For the second time, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case of a federal employee fighting against a lien placed on his personal injury settlement proceeds.

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Changes to the FEHB: Will You Be Impacted? (Part II)

By on October 25, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes to the FEHB: Will You Be Impacted? (Part II)

There are changes to the 2017 FEHB that will impact some individual insurance plans. Here is the second of a two part article outlining the changes.

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Changes to the 2017 FEHB: Will You Be Impacted?

By on October 20, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes to the 2017 FEHB: Will You Be Impacted?

There are numerous changes to the FEHB for 2017. Check to see if any of these changes will impact your choice of a health insurance plan for next year.

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