Legislation would change the COLA calculation for Social Security and federal retirees to the CPI-E index. It would also benefit those collecting spousal benefits.
Federal retirees could be facing a “perfect storm” of events that could collectively cause costs for their benefits to rise sharply in 2017. NARFE has been campaigning to minimize the potential negative impact on retired federal employees.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.