Open Season 2012
April 11 The expansion is one of many FEHB changes suggested to lawmakers.
March 22 House lawmaker says OPM should have stronger role in regulating costs.
March 21 Some federal employees apparently are considering doing just that.
December 7, 2012 Washington-area feds won’t see the added benefits, group says.
December 6, 2012 Thousands sign on to plea to avert austerity crisis.
December 4, 2012 OPM will use feds’ health benefits program as model for administering multi-state plan program on insurance exchanges.
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 9, 2012 OPM issues directive allowing emergency worker 'reservists' to apply for federal health care.
November 8, 2012 Special eligibility will ease restrictions, expedite processes.
November 2, 2012 The materials cover health care plans, flexible spending accounts and more.
October 25, 2012 Feedback from feds and retirees indicates many don’t intend to switch plans during open season.
October 10, 2012 Fee has deterred service members from exercising the option.
October 2, 2012 Many enrollees will pay 17 percent more in annual fees in fiscal 2013.
September 26, 2012 Despite enthusiasm, the checks are unlikely to shift perceptions in a major way.
September 20, 2012 Enrollees on average will shell out less than $7 more per pay period.
August 17, 2012 Answers to recent reader questions and comments.
July 24, 2012 Bill to repeal the law would add to deficits, analysts find.
July 17, 2012 Government expedites rule-making process.
July 12, 2012 Factors to weigh in deciding whether to accept an offer to retire early.