Tag: Insurance

Health Insurance Premiums Increasing in 2015

By on October 7, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Federal employees covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will see an overall average increase of 3.2% in their premiums next year.

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Self Plus One Health Insurance

By on September 4, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments

When is it possible to enroll for the self plus one plan in the federal employee health benefits plan?

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Open Season Coming: Here is Why Feds Should Pay Attention to Their Health Insurance

By on August 22, 2014 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Open Season Coming: Here is Why Feds Should Pay Attention to Their Health Insurance

Open season is coming up. Here is why this could be important to federal employees.

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Not Electing Medicare Part B to Cover Health Premiums

By on May 15, 2014 in Q&A with 0 Comments

A FedSmith.com user asks about his logic of not electing Medicare Part B to cover the cost of co-pays.

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FEGLI Premiums in 2014

By on January 13, 2014 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Upon receiving the leave and earnings statement for the first full pay-period of 2014, many employees will notice that their premiums for Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) have increased. The author offers some details on what you can expect.

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What are the Best States for Retirees?

By on December 10, 2012 in Retirement with 0 Comments

If you’re curious about which states offer the most tax friendly environments for retirees, check out the interactive retiree tax map on the Kiplinger web site.

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Bill Introduced to Preserve Health Insurance Coverage for Military Retirees

By on December 6, 2012 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Two Representatives from Oregon have introduced the TRICARE Protection Act which is designed to protect military retirees from sudden loss of access to primary care doctors.

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Life Insurance: The Good, the Bad, and the FEGLI

By on June 14, 2012 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The author outlines different kinds of life insurance available, considerations to make in deciding whether to purchase life insurance, and how the Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) option fits into the decision.

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