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FAQs on New Self Plus One Insurance Option

By on May 21, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
FAQs on New Self Plus One Insurance Option

The Office of Personnel Management has provided a list of frequently asked questions regarding the new self plus one insurance option under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

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Can I Do an MRA +10 Without a Reduced Benefit?

By on February 5, 2015 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments

I am looking to do MRA +10. Can I do it without a reduced benefit and keep my health insurance benefits?

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Self Plus One Health Insurance: Will Your Insurance Costs Go Up or Down?

By on December 3, 2014 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The self plus one option under the federal health insurance program will be available during the open season in 2015. It will likely benefit many in the program but some federal employees are likely to have higher premiums in 2016 as a result of the change.

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OPM Issues Proposed Rules on 'Self Plus One' Option

By on December 2, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Proposed Rules on 'Self Plus One' Option

OPM is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits program to add an optional enrollment type called “self plus one.”

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OPM Proposes Extending Life Insurance to Children of Same Sex Couples

By on October 15, 2014 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Extending Life Insurance to Children of Same Sex Couples

OPM is proposing a rule that would extend life insurance coverage to the children of same-sex couples who work for the federal government.

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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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