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Two can live as cheaply as one if

Some federal couples try to save money by each purchasing a self-only plan. The total premium will be less, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, but that could be a problem if both of you have a major illness or accident next year.

Tags: Mike Causeys Federal Report , pay and benefits , FEHBP , Mike Causey , Walt Francis , Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees , open season

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 02:00am EST

The FEHBP's three prime numbers

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan is a game of numbers. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey shares which three numbers feds should be focusing on during open season.

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

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 02:00am EST

Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition Planning

Open season 2014 is underway. Feds who turn 65 next year are facing a decision whether or not to enroll in Medicare Part B. If they enroll, they'll be paying an additional $1,200 on top of what they already pay for Federal Employees Health Benefits Program coverage. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the pros and cons of enrolling in Part B.

Tags: Tammy Flanagan , open season , Medicare Part B , National Institute of Transition Planning , benefits , In Depth , Francis Rose ,

Friday - 11/14/2014, 04:24pm EST
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FEHBP open season with Walton Francis

Walton Francis, author of the CHECKBOOK Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer your calls and emails about FEHBP open season.
November 12, 2014

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

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:40pm EST

Are you in the wrong health care plan?

Health plan expert Walton Francis says that about half of all federal employees are paying too much for heath care. Now that it's Open Season, feds have a chance to turn that around.

Tags: Walt Francis , Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees , open season , benefits , workforce , retirement , Michael OConnell

Monday - 11/10/2014, 04:59pm EST
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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 , pay and benefits , NARFE

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 11:00am EDT

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 , pay and benefits

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

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Federal employees' health care premiums are going up once again by 3.8 percent on average. That's less of an increase than what feds saw in 2014 and below the industry average. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with details on the changes to federal employees' 2015 health care coverage.

Tags: Jason Miller , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , OPM , premiums

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 06:44am EDT
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DHA sets sights on big savings with joint-first strategy

The Defense Health Agency is predicting savings of over $2.4 billion in the next five years by reducing duplication between the services, Lt. Gen. Douglas Robb, director of DHA, tells Agency of the Month Host Lauren Larson.

Tags: Douglas Robb , DHA , management , budget , TRICARE , Agency of the Month , Lauren Larson , Military Enlisted Training Center , duplication

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:00pm EDT

DHA builds a healthier DoD workforce through shared services

From health records to rubber gloves, the Defense Health Agency is streamlining health care at the Pentagon. In this week's Agency of the Month radio show, host Lauren Larson speaks with Navy Capt. James Poindexter, acting division chief of Medical Logistics Shared Services, and Dave Bowen, director of health care IT and chief information officer at the Defense Health Agency.

Tags: Agency of the Month , Dave Bowen , James Poindexter , DoD , military healthcare , Lauren Larson , CIO , Defense Health Agency , information technology , shared services

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 03:31am EDT
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