Open Season 2012
November 19 A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.
November 13 The Medicare Part B conundrum for those turning 65.
November 12 OPM vastly overstated increase in employees’ share of premiums, USPS says.
November 6 Five ideas for saving yourself some benefits bucks.
November 5 A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.
October 31 Five plans are dropping out of FEHBP, while four new plans are coming in.
October 29 A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.
October 22 A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.
October 7 Postal employees' contributions will go up significantly more.
September 25 In the federal retirement world, “permanent” doesn’t always mean permanent.
September 5 OPM allows eligible participants in the health care FSA to carry up to $500 into the next plan year.
August 28 As comment period on draft rules ends, union urges OPM to provide access to FEHBP to newly-eligible employees ASAP.
July 29 OPM looks to expand FEHBP coverage.
March 27 Keeping federal employees healthy is in the nation’s best interest, OPM director tells insurance providers.
March 25 Feds will have to wait until 2016 to exercise the option.
January 28 Updated version of legislation also would establish a new prefunding requirement for workers’ compensation payments.
November 12, 2013 Federal employees and retirees have one month to make changes to their elections.
November 16, 2012 Simpson-Bowles, CBO and Ryan budget, however, point to federal benefits for potential savings.
November 12, 2012 Feds can switch health insurance plans through Dec. 10.
November 2, 2012 The materials cover health care plans, flexible spending accounts and more.