Some federal retirees may be impacted by a significant increase in Medicare Part B premiums. A bill has been introduced to minimize the impact.
The Federal Employees Health Benefits program is one of the best benefits available to federal employees and retirees, and it can be carried into retirement after leaving federal service. The author describes some of the changes one can expect when carrying FEHB into retirement.
Numerous organizations recently sent a letter to lawmakers urging them to find a way to ease the burden of expected rising Medicare part B premiums in 2017 to help retirees.