health premiums

  • Health Premiums: You Really Want The Truth?

    Health care premiums are going up an average of 8 percent, but for people in some plans their share of premiums will double or even triple. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why and what you can do about it.

  • Health Premiums: You Really Want The Truth?

    Health care premiums are going up an average of 8 percent, but for people in some plans their share of premiums will double or even triple. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why and what you can do about it.

  • A Health Plan Designed For You

    Why should federal workers who diet, exercise and have healthy lifestyles have to pay the same health insurance premiums as their overweight, unhealthy office mates?

  • A Health Plan Designed For You

    Why should federal workers who diet, exercise and have healthy lifestyles have to pay the same health insurance premiums as their overweight, unhealthy office mates?

  • Pay, Pensions, Premiums

    Health premiums and pay for active duty federal workers are both going up next year. One more than the other. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey notes retirees are going to have to pay the same premiums but without any increase in benefits.

  • Feds: Wake Me When the Nightmare’s Over

    If you are a fed who wants to get ahead, or simply survive, you rather spend quality time with Jake Gyllenhaal or Newt Gingrich, or how about partying with either Angelina Jolie or Typhoid Mary? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says one might be more fun than the other but what about your place on the job learning curve.

  • Your Threat Assessment Score Card!

    If you are feeling paranoid, that is you are convinced that people in high places are out to get you, you can relax. You are not crazy. That’s the good part. The bad part, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, is you are right to worry because your pay, pension and health insurance package are all on the chopping block. You need a scorecard to keep track, and we’ve got it.

  • Are you making a $14,000 mistake?

    If you focus only on premiums next year, you could be making a $14,000 error when picking your 2012 health plan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Health premium surprise

    With pay frozen and pensions threatened, federal workers and retirees have been waiting for the next shoe to drop — the what’s-next moment. But it could be good news for a change, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says, like changes to your health insurance package.

  • Pay, pensions, premiums. Going up!

    Pay, pensions and health insurance premiums are all going up in the next several months. But definitely not at the same rate, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. White collar workers know what their January 2015 raise will be. But the cost of living adjustment for retirees is still to be decided, and new (and in some cases higher) health premiums will be unveiled in October.