Tag: FEHB

2019 Open Season Dates Announced

By on August 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2019 Open Season Dates Announced

OPM has announced the 2019 Open Season dates and provided some general information for federal employees.

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Two New FEHB Plans Coming in 2020

By on August 9, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Two New FEHB Plans Coming in 2020

Two new FEHB plans will be available for federal employees during open enrollment this fall.

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Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

By on July 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

The House passed a defense spending bill that contains some provisions that would impact federal employees.

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Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

By on June 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

What are the key differences between survivor annuities and life insurance? The author provides an explanation.

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Bills Introduced to Safeguard Insurance Benefits During Shutdowns

By on April 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bills Introduced to Safeguard Insurance Benefits During Shutdowns

A pair of bills have been introduced to with the intention of protecting federal employees’ insurance benefits in the event of a shutdown.

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Benefits Cuts from 2020 Budget Mirror Past Proposals

By on March 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Benefits Cuts from 2020 Budget Mirror Past Proposals

Recent proposed cuts to federal employees’ benefits appear to be the same as ones from past budget proposals. Here is a recap.

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OPM Provides FAQs on IRS Health Insurance Forms

By on February 28, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Provides FAQs on IRS Health Insurance Forms

OPM has provided some frequently asked questions regarding government health insurance requirements under FEHB for tax year 2018.

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Medicare and FEHB: A Bizarre Arrangement

By on January 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Medicare and FEHB: A Bizarre Arrangement

The author says that Medicare and FEHB are good benefits separately, but they do not work well when used together.

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Will FEHB Coverage Continue During a Shutdown?

By on January 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Will FEHB Coverage Continue During a Shutdown?

Does FEHB coverage ever cease under a partial government shutdown?

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OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Pay and Benefits During the Shutdown

By on January 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits
OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Pay and Benefits During the Shutdown

OPM has released a fact sheet with information on what happens to your pay and benefits during the ongoing shutdown.

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