Tag: FEHB

FEHB

FEHB or the Federal Employee Health Benefits is a program that covers the health insurance and benefits of the federal employees.

Leaving Federal Service – Retirement Benefits

Federal employees are asking questions about their federal retirement and what will happen if they were to leave federal service.

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Avoid Thrift Savings Plan Withdrawal Penalties

Federal Employees can be subject to a 10 percent Thrift Savings Plan withdrawal penalties if they wish to access their funds prior to 59 1/2 years

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Retired Federal Employees to get only a bit of COLA

Retired federal employees would get 0.3 percent increase in the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) in the year 2017 and employee unions are not happy.

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Federal Employee Health Benefits and FEGLI at Retirement – Robb Fenton

Federal retirement expert, Robb Fenton, explains how Federal Employee Health Benefits and FEGLI works at the point of retirement.

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Getting Started Early for a Successful Retirement by Kevin Wirth

Federal Retirement Expert Kevin D. Wirth explains how to get started for a successful retirement. Kevin Wirth explains insurance and the financial side.

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Federal Government Sued by Sioux Tribe

The Sioux Tribe has sued the federal government as it failed to maintain an ER. The local residents feel many troubles due to the lack of the only ER.

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The University of Missouri Cuts Back Retirement Benefits

The University of Missouri has announced that it will be cutting the retirement benefits of some current and all the future employees from Jan 2018.

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OPM Sets New Standards for FEHB Carriers

OPM has devised 19 new measures to evaluate the performance of all its FEHB Carriers. These new measures would be implemented first time this year.

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FEHB and the 5-Year Requirement by Dan Hartenstein

Dan Hartenstein gives some valuable information about Federal Employee Health Benefits.

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Limited Federal Employees Health Benefits Opportunities by Dan Hartenstein

FEHB opportunities and information from Dan Hartenstein.

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The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) and Self + 1 by Paul Kalra

Paul Kalra, Federal Employee benefit expert discusses FEHB.

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Federal Employees Benefits Premiums Increasing? by Dan Hartenstein

Dan Hartenstein gives advice about Federal Employee Health Benefits.

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FEDERAL EMPLOYEES – ARE YOU READY FOR OPEN SEASON

There are two Open Seasons going on almost simultaneously – Medicare and Federal Employees Health Benefits.  Don’t get refused – Medicare Open Season runs from October 15 – December 7, 2015.  Federal Health Benefits Open…

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It’s Almost Federal Benefits Open Season For Federal Employees

The Federal Benefits Open Season is just round the corner (Nov 9-Dec 14) and is your one and only annual opportunity to enroll or make changes to your health, dental, vision, and tax-saving needs. There…

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Unions Seek to Prevent Fed Employees Health Benefits Premium Hike

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A few days ago, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) today announced premiums for the 2016 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will rise by an average of 6.4 percent. OPM is offering a…

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OPM Final Rule on Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Self Plus One Enrollment

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has issued a final rule in the Federal Register that officially amends the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program to include the new Self Plus One Enrollment type.

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Will Insurance Premiums Rise For Federal Employees?

There has been plenty of talk about health insurance premiums being on the rise with more of the financial responsibility being placed on the employee.

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Open Season and Other Benefits

Enrollment For Federal Employee Benefits The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) no longer has an Open Season.  Employees may start, stop or change their TSP contributions or participation in the TSP at any time. The Federal Long…

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What Federal Employees Need Prior To Open Season

Open Season can be a very tense time for federal employees because of the many decisions to be made. Circumstances and conditions in families change and employees need to be ready to address those changes.

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Benefits Specialists / Programs

Individuals charged with overseeing benefits and helping to organize benefits and health-care fairs receive information needed each year from OPM in order to make Open Season happen in their individual agencies.

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