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How Much Are Your Health Insurance Premiums Increasing in 2020?

By on October 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much Are Your Health Insurance Premiums Increasing in 2020?

OPM has announced the 2020 Federal Employees Health Benefits Program premiums.

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CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

By on September 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

The CBO has offered a cost analysis of a bill designed to protect federal employees’ health insurance benefits during government shutdowns.

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Federal Employees Are Lucky

By on September 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Are Lucky

The author says that although federal employees may not think of themselves as lucky, they have plenty for which to be thankful.

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FEDVIP: Carrying Dental And Vision Insurance Into Retirement

By on August 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FEDVIP: Carrying Dental And Vision Insurance Into Retirement

What are the requirements for carrying benefits under FEDVIP into retirement?

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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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