Tag: Medicare

Why Are Your Health Insurance Premiums Going Up?

By on October 4, 2010 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Why are your insurance premiums going up and how much money could you save by checking out the different costs and benefits for each plan?

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Medicare and Federal Employee Health Insurance

By on April 12, 2010 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Discussion of “risk pools” and “call letters” from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) doesn’t sound very exciting. And, in most years, the issuing of an OPM call letter doesn’t generate much press publicity in the federal community. This year may be different though.

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Medicare and Federal Retirees: Part B or Not Part B?

By on May 28, 2008 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Author John Grobe recently asked FedSmith readers which topics were of most interest on the topic of federal retirement. The answer: Should a federal retiree who is nearing 65 sign up for Medicare’s Part B? Here is an explanation of the considerations in making this decision.

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