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GovExec Daily: Feds Will Pay More Toward Health Care Premiums This Coming Year

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss Federal Employees Health Benefits Program premiums.

Each fall, the Federal Benefits Open Season comes with premiums for health insurance under the different insurance programs available for federal employees. Feds will pay 8.7% more on their health insurance premiums. The Office of Personnel Management attributed the increase to the COVID-19 pandemic and volatility of health care costs connected to the coronavirus crisis.

Erich Wagner covers the federal workforce for at GovExec. He joined the podcast to discuss the FEHBP premium increase and other stories of federal pay, benefits and workforce issues.

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