Survey shows near unanimous support for FEHBP.
White House raises concerns over other provisions that support corporate interests.
Everyone agrees change is needed, but outdated and inconclusive salary data make it difficult.
An across-the-board cap on out-of-pocket expenses effective next year could bring some relief to FEHBP enrollees.
EPA spent more than $1 million on administrative leave for just eight employees, watchdog finds.
The importance of counseling in the planning process.
Movement comes within a few thousand signatures of the 100,000 needed to guarantee a reply from the White House.
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Agency staff will craft an implementation plan in 2015 for rolling out the potential new offering for feds.
Bill would give the secretary power to strip a portion of an employee’s retirement benefits on account of wrongdoing or poor performance.