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Medicare enrollment: A complex landscape

Federal benefits specialist Bob Braunstein joins host Bob Leins to discuss Medicare enrollment and whether it is an option for you.
February 16, 2015

Tags: pay and benefits , Bob Leins , Bob Braunstein , Medicare Cost Plans , FEHB , open season , Medicare Part B , For Your Benefit

Monday - 02/16/2015, 08:45pm EST
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Our readers' favorite stories of 2014

Even without all the fireworks caused by furloughs and the government shutdown that occurred in 2013, Federal News Radio readers found plenty to intrigue them in 2014. Read our 10 most-read stories for 2014.

Tags: Workforce , pay and benefits , budget , management , Veterans Affairs , IRS , OPM , Naval History and Heritage Command , Capitol Dome , COLA , retirement

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 11:56am EST

Catch 65: FEHBP enrollees and Medicare

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is on vacation. Today's guest columnist explains why it might be a good idea for FEHBP participants to enroll in Medicare.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , FEHBP , pay and benefits ,

Monday - 12/29/2014, 02:00am EST

Cybersecurity a priority in the HHS OIG 2015 work plan

Cybersecurity will be top of mind in 2015 for the Inspector General of the Health and Human Services Department. In its work plan for next year, HHS OIG says it will heavily focus on federal oversight policy for medical devices and electronic health records.

Tags: HHS OIG , work plan , FDA , GDIT , GDIT Enterprise Center

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 03:42pm EST

Tax tips

Tom O'Rourke, partner at Miles and Stockbridge, answers your income tax questions.
September 15, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Internal Revenue Service , income tax , Miles and Stockbridge PC , IRA , Roth IRA , Roth TSP , Bob Leins , NITP , Tom O

Monday - 09/15/2014, 05:09pm EDT
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House announces bill to cut more than $100 billion in wasteful spending

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) introduces the third iteration of the SAVE Act with a host of policies for federal agencies designed to cull wasteful spending

Tags: Patrick Murphy , SAVE III , wasteful spending , Savings, Accountability, Value, and Efficiency III Act ,

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Open Season with SAMBA and Long Term Care Partners

SAMBA Executive Director Walt Wilson and Deputy Director Pam Cummings, as well as Joan Melanson from Long Term Care Partners, talk about your Open Season options.
November 25, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , open season , SAMBA , Walt Wilson , Pam Cummings , FEHBP , Joan Melanson , Long Term Care Partners , FLTCIP , Blue Cross Blue Shield , Bob Leins , For Your Benefit

Monday - 11/25/2013, 05:09pm EST
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Bill aims to slash Medicare waste and fraud

The Medicare program made $44 billion in improper payments in 2013. A bipartisan bill designed to prevent fraudsters from milking the system calls for contractors to increase accuracy and for beneficiaries to report fraud.

Tags: CMS , improper payments , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Melissa Dawkins

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 07:52pm EDT

Social Security and Medicare trustees report due

Trustees for Social Security and Medicare will release their annual report Friday on the state of finances for the government's two biggest benefit programs.

Tags: Social Security , SSA

Friday - 05/31/2013, 07:26am EDT
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