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Online Chat: Ask the Benefits Expert

Benefits expert David Snell of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, joins Federal News Radio's Mike Causey for an online chat about Open Season and federal benefits.

Tags: online chat , David Snell , open season , Mike Causey , FEHB , health care , pay and benefits , NARFE

Updated 57 minutes, 34 seconds ago

It's your choice: Bankruptcy insurance or catastrophic coverage

During open season, feds and retirees in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program have dozens of choices ranging from low-premium health maintenance organizations to plans that provide national and worldwide coverage, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , open season , FEHBP , health care , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 02:00am EDT

Sleepwalking (or not) through open season

If past is prologue, most federal and postal workers will either sleepwalk through the open season and do nothing. Others will wait until the last minute, shop frantically and, in most cases, stick with the plan they've been in for years, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , open season , pay and benefits , health care premiums

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 02:00am EDT

Feds' health care costs to increase by 3.2 percent in 2015

The Office of Personnel Management released the latest costs for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Tuesday, which show an increase of less than 4 percent for the fourth straight year.

Tags: pay and benefits , OPM , Katherine Archuleta , federal employees health benefits program , open season , Jason Miller , health

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 02:06pm EDT

Coming up: The dullest, most important weekend of the year

Is the upcoming weekend a time for dinner, dancing and romance or are you going to curl up with a batch of health-insurance brochures? The latter might the smarter choice, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , open season , FEHBP

Friday - 12/06/2013, 02:00am EST

Weighing your healthcare options

Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Federal Health Plans, will answer your calls and emails about open season.
December 4, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , open season , Walton Francis , healthcare , FEHBP , Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 07:00pm EST
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Are you perfect in every way? If so, skip this...

If you live a perfect lifestyle and your parents and grandparents celebrated their 85th anniversary in the Bridal Suite of your local Motel 6, you can skip today's column, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Otherwise, listen up.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , FEHBP , open season

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 02:00am EST

Plan B: You need 4 of them when shopping for insurance

In most serious situations, it's good to have a fallback Plan B. When shopping for health insurance you need four of them, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , benefits , FEHBP , open season

Monday - 12/02/2013, 02:00am EST

FEHBP, Medicare & the retiree blues

If you are like many federal workers -- and most retirees -- you won't do anything during the health-insurance Open Season, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. And that could be a very costly mistake, especially for workers and particularly retirees in the most popular plans: Blue Cross Standard option and Blue Cross Basic. Both are excellent but one costs nearly twice as much as the other.

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey , Federal Report , open season , David Snell

Friday - 11/29/2013, 02:00am EST

Sorry, your retirement date is extended 5 years!

Suppose Congress passed a law requiring you to work an extra five years? You'd be furious, right? Suppose, because you are just plain cheap, you forced yourself to work an extra five years? Guess what? It happens every day, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , benefits , open season , FEHBP

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 02:00am EST
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