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Determining Your Medicare Part B Premium Cost Has Gotten More Complicated

By on November 19, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Determining Your Medicare Part B Premium Cost Has Gotten More Complicated

The 2018 Medicare Part B premiums have been released, but the formula for figuring them out has become more complex.

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Are You Ready for Open Season?

By on November 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Are You Ready for Open Season?

The 2017 federal benefits Open Season is now underway. Here is some information that can help you in evaluating your benefits decisions.

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Open Season Changes and the Five Year Rule

By on November 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Open Season Changes and the Five Year Rule

If you plan to carry your FEHB into retirement, be careful not to get tripped up by the five year rule.

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Is the FEHB System Killing Competition?

By on November 6, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Is the FEHB System Killing Competition?

A new GAO report shows that despite increases in available FEHB plans, enrollment is growing increasingly concentrated among the largest insurance carriers.

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Getting Reimbursed for Your Medicare Part B Premiums

By on October 31, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Getting Reimbursed for Your Medicare Part B Premiums

FEHB plans that will reimburse Federal retirees for at least part of their Part B premium costs are becoming more common in 2018.

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Should You Elect Medicare Part B?

By on October 29, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should You Elect Medicare Part B?

While there is no “one size fits all” answer on Medicare Part B, these are some things you should keep in mind when deciding whether to enroll.

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Changes for FEHB Plans in 2018

By on October 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for FEHB Plans in 2018

What FEHB plan changes can you expect for 2018? Here is a summary.

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FEHB and Medicare Explained

By on October 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FEHB and Medicare Explained

What are the various options available under Medicare, and how do they work alongside the Federal Employees Health Benefits program?

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A Perspective on 2018 Federal Health Insurance Costs

By on October 9, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A Perspective on 2018 Federal Health Insurance Costs

Federal and private sector health insurance premiums are showing greater increases than inflation, but FEHB increases for the most popular plans are rising even faster.

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Quick Guide: FERS Retirement for Busy Employees

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Guide: FERS Retirement for Busy Employees

Do you know the basic benefits included under FERS? This is a quick overview of them and what each provides.

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