self-plus-one

  • Self-plus-one health insurance: How come?

    What does Jackass: The Movie have to do with the federal health plan, considered the nation’s biggest and best? Well it boils down to the risk pool and an administration plan to set up a third category for self-plus-one coverage, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Self-plus-one health insurance and phased retirement

    NARFE legislative director Jessica Klement and Federal Times writer Stephen Losey, join host Mike Causey to talk about the self-plus-one health plan option and the chained CPI. May 29, 2013

  • Self-plus-one health insurance and phased retirement

    NARFE legislative director Jessica Klement and Federal Times writer Stephen Losey, join host Mike Causey to talk about the self-plus-one health plan option and the chained CPI. July 3, 2013 (This show originally aired May 29, 2013)

  • Chained CPI could cost retirees thousands over time, NARFE says

    A proposed change to how federal retirees’ cost-of-living adjustments are calculated could have a huge, negative impact, according to David Snell of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. NARFE is urging its members and retirees to contact their congressmen during the week of Sept. 16 to express their opposition to the chained consumer price index.

  • New health plan options & reduced retirement benefits

    NARFE’s David Snell will talk about a health care option for feds without children and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times will give us an update on 2014 budget negotiations and other issues affecting federal employees. August 21, 2013

  • Self plus one, chained CPI, & COLAs

    NARFE’s David Snell will discuss the impact of a proposed change to how federal retirees’ cost-of-living adjustments are calculated. September 4, 2013

  • Self plus one and more

    AFGE’s public policy director Jacqueline Simon explains why her organization is opposed to the self plus one plan, and Sean Reilly and Andy Medici from the Federal Times will discuss what’s ahead for feds and retirees in 2014. December 18, 2013 (Encore presentations December 25, 2013 and January 1, 2014)

  • Self-plus-one coverage: What’s in it for you?

    Lots of people inside government are excited about the pending self-plus-one health plan option, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. It will cost more than self-only, but less than the standard family plan. So who are the winners and losers?

  • OPM details self-plus-one FEHBP option

    In a proposed rule expected to be released Dec. 3, the Office of Personnel Management outlines how this new benefit will work for federal employees and retirees. OPM is accepting comments on the proposal.

  • 5 things that could be coming to your FEHBP plan in 2016

    Expect some new health care options when open season rolls around later this year. We break down the Office of Personnel Management’s letter to insurers about 2016 coverage.