Answers to your open season questions

Your Turn host Mike Causey spoke with:

  • Walton Francis, editor of the Washington Consumers Checkbook Guide to Federal Health Plans discusses what you should consider when picking a health care plan for your family. Francis says everybody should shop around.

    Premiums in most plans are going up modestly next year, but the government will continue to pay the lion’s share (about 70 percent) of premiums for federal workers and retirees.

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  • Steve Losey of the Federal Times possible workforce cuts and furloughs in store for feds as a result of the supercommittee’s failure to reach a deficit reduction deal.