Tag: FLTCIP

OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Pay and Benefits During the Shutdown

By on January 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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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Don’t Fall for These 10 Long Term Care Insurance Myths

By on November 13, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Don’t Fall for These 10 Long Term Care Insurance Myths

These are several common myths that keep people from considering long term care insurance in their retirement planning.

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Contingency Plan for FLTCIP? OPM Says It Doesn’t Need One

By on April 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Contingency Plan for FLTCIP? OPM Says It Doesn’t Need One

A recent IG report said OPM needs a contingency plan for the FLTCIP. OPM says that is much ado about nothing.

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5 Things a Widow or Widower Would Tell You About FERS Survivor Benefits + A Common Question

By on February 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
5 Things a Widow or Widower Would Tell You About FERS Survivor Benefits + A Common Question

How much does your spouse receive from your FERS pension if you pass away? That depends on the survivor benefit option you choose.

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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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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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Congressmen Press OPM for Answers About FLTCIP Premium Increases

By on June 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressmen Press OPM for Answers About FLTCIP Premium Increases

Two Congressmen are asking OPM for details on what the agency plans to do to curtail future premium increases for FLTCIP enrollees.

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OPM Renews BENEFEDS Contract

By on April 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

OPM has renewed its contract with LTC Partners to have the company continue providing BENEFEDS services to federal employees.

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FLTCIP Premium Increase Will Keep Funds Solvent Says Insurance Company

By on November 30, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

In testimony offered to Congress, John Hancock explained the need for the recent premium increases to the FLTCIP.

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NARFE President Testifies on Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program Premium Increases

By on November 30, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
NARFE President Testifies on Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program Premium Increases

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.

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