The announcement is expected Tuesday morning. Average premiums increased 7.2 percent in fiscal 2011.
The Office of Personnel Management released the latest costs for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Tuesday, which show an increase of less than 4 percent for the fourth straight year.
The Office of Personnel Management wants comments on a new framework to measure the effectiveness of the insurance carriers under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
Health premiums for folks covered by the Affordable Care Act will jump 50-to-57 percent next year, but federal workers and retirees get a pass.