Every year, Uncle Sam holds an extensive and expensive open season when federal workers, retirees and their survivors can update, enroll in or change their benefits package.
It’s open season which means federal workers, retirees and their survivors are updating, enrolling in or changing their benefits package. How can you get the best coverage at the lowest premium? Find out when Walton Francis, author of the Consumer’s Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees. joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. November 22, 2017
If you work for Uncle Sam and are reasonably healthy, there’s a good chance you can get free health insurance next year.
The Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments sent answers to Congress about the oversight and timeline of joint electronic health records.
The good news is that Congress decided against a proposal to eliminate catchup contributions to the federal Thrift Savings Plan and other 401(k) plans.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon’s as part of its effort to expand private health care.
You’ve got more choices than most people know what to do with. Open season is underway, so you’ve got to pick something between now and Dec. 11.
Sen. Orrin Hatch has dropped an amendment to a tax reform initiative restricting federal employees from making extra contributions to the retirement savings plans.
Whatever advantages the non-fed health plan has while you are both working will likely disappear when your spouse retires.
Do you need to get Medicare Part B? What are the advantages of an HMO? What’s the difference between a self only plan, a self-plus-one plan and a family plan? Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer those questions and more when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn.
If somebody offered you $2,000 for two hours of work and it’s not illegal, immoral or fattening, would you take it?
If customer service is the most important factor when it comes to picking a federal health plan, how can you judge it unless you try it?
Participants in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program should take note that Monday, Nov. 13 marks the first day of open season. Here’s an at-a-glance rundown of what to expect during open season.
Put 10 federal workers from 10 different agencies in the same room, and odds are at least six of them have the same health plan.