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FEHB and Medicare Explained

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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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Concurrent Budget Resolution Proposes Benefit Cuts for Federal Employees

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Concurrent Budget Resolution Proposes Benefit Cuts for Federal Employees

The concurrent budget resolution passed in the House proposes significant changes to federal employee benefits. Here is a quick summary.

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How Much Are Your FEHB Premiums Increasing in 2018?

By on October 4, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much Are Your FEHB Premiums Increasing in 2018?

The enrollees’ share of FEHB premiums will be increasing by an average of 6.1% in 2018 according to the Office of Personnel Management.

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Continuing Health Coverage When Leaving A Federal Job

By on August 19, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Continuing Health Coverage When Leaving A Federal Job

If you leave your federal job, you may be eligible to temporarily continue your health insurance under the FEHB.

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OPM Begins Providing Information on 2017 Open Season

By on August 3, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Begins Providing Information on 2017 Open Season

OPM has begun providing federal employees information to help them prepare for the 2017 federal benefits open season.

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Glass Half Full: A Review of Your Federal Benefits Beyond 2018

By on July 31, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Glass Half Full: A Review of Your Federal Benefits Beyond 2018

Federal employees are understandably concerned about recent proposals to cut their pay and benefits, however, the author points out that there are still plenty of reasons to remain positive.

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RSC Budget Proposes Cuts to Pay, Retirement Benefits

By on July 25, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
RSC Budget Proposes Cuts to Pay, Retirement Benefits

The House Republican Study Committee recently released its 2018 budget proposal which contains cuts or changes to programs impacting federal employees.

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What Happens to Your Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible for Retirement?

By on July 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible for Retirement?

What happens to your federal benefits if you leave before you are eligible to retire? Here is a summary.

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