A large group of House Democrats recently sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking that he reconsider plans to impose a federal hiring freeze upon taking office on January 20.
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 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.
Many federal employees are facing steep hikes in their long term care insurance premiums. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association provided suggestions at a Congressional hearing for ways to address the situation.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association is working to raise funds to help with the effort to eliminate Alzheimer’s.
Many people expected a Hillary Clinton victory. Changes for federal employee pay and benefits may have been unlikely but now may have a greater chance of success. Here is a summary of possible proposals for change.
There is a common belief that Members of Congress have a special pension that will pay them their full salary as a pension for as little as five years of Congressional service. Is this really true?
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.