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Two More Senators Join the Growing Outrage Over FLTCIP Premiums

By on August 23, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Two More Senators Join the Growing Outrage Over FLTCIP Premiums

Two more lawmakers are calling for action to address the sharp increase announced for federal employees who participate in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.

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Congress Being Pressured to Hold Hearings on Hikes in Federal Long Term Care Insurance Premiums

By on August 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congress Being Pressured to Hold Hearings on Hikes in Federal Long Term Care Insurance Premiums

A growing uproar over rising premiums for the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program is putting increased pressure on Congress to take action.

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Warner is the Latest Lawmaker to Question FLTCIP Premium Increase

By on August 3, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Warner is the Latest Lawmaker to Question FLTCIP Premium Increase

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) is the latest in a growing group of lawmakers to press OPM about the sharp increase in premiums in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.

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NARFE Calls for Hearings on Long Term Care Premium Increases

By on August 1, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) to various Congressional committees requesting hearings to examine the dramatic increases federal employees in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program are facing.

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Congressmen Want Answers from OPM About FLTCIP Rate Hike

By on July 25, 2016 in Current Events, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressmen Want Answers from OPM About FLTCIP Rate Hike

Federal employees in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) are facing an average premium hike of 83% this fall. Two Congressmen want to know why.

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FLTCIP Enrollees Facing an Average 83% Rate Hike for Long Term Care Insurance

By on July 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Enrollees in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program are going to be facing a steep premium increase later this fall. OPM is providing those affected with information about their choices to deal with the cost increase.

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Federal Retirees Need To Tighten Belts While Current Employees Expect To See Pay Increases

By on July 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

A series of actions are leading probable declines in the take home pay of federal retirees in 2017. Current federal employees, however, are on pace to see their largest pay increase since 2010.

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House Postpones Consideration of WEP Reform Bill

By on July 13, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
House Postpones Consideration of WEP Reform Bill

The House Ways and Means Committee has not advanced a bill that would have reformed the Windfall Elimination Provision as it applies to Social Security benefits of federal employees.

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NARFE and White House Say Proposed Bill Would Deny Federal Employees’ Basic Rights

By on July 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
NARFE and White House Say Proposed Bill Would Deny Federal Employees’ Basic Rights

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association and the White House are in agreement on a bill scheduled for vote in the House: it would be bad for federal workers.

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NARFE Responds To Proposed Postal Reform Legislation Requiring Mandatory Medicare

By on June 29, 2016 in Current Events, Retirement with 0 Comments

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association has sharply criticized plans by the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform to require postal retirees, their spouses and survivors to enroll in Medicare Part B or forfeit their coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

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