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Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column today, about the FEHBP, is must reading unless you are planning to end it all on your 50th birthday or you're holding a mega-million dollar lottery ticket.
It appears that your federal health plan just dodged a major bullet. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it could have boosted premiums big-time for older, less healthy feds.
Included in the OPM budget request is $7 million to start a data warehouse to analyze the claims experience of participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP). John Palguta, VP for policy at the Partnership for Public Service explains how this will work.
Federal health care expert Walton Francis explains.
March 29, 2010
So what's the impact of the new health care reform act on the federal health insurance program. The answer, according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, is that you will feel the difference.
Forget a Sweet Sixteen Party of a 21st birthday celebration. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that, for federal workers, 26 is the new 22.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey gives us an update on this week's Your Turn.
Some federal workers who participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program's prescription drug plan are paying 15-45 percent more than other comparable government programs. The result is feds and retired feds are not getting the best benefit at the best price for their prescriptions. So says a House subcommittee that is considering legislation to fix long-term systemic problems with the FEHBP and its spiraling drug costs.
If you think health insurance premiums are high now, just wait a couple of years. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks about the impact of health care reform on your high-value FEHBP health plan.
Will the majority of feds, who don't belong to any union, be hit with a proposed 40 percent excise tax on high-value health plans years before the tax hits union members? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey hopes to get some answers today.