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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

New era in military medicine takes hold

"For the first time, you have an operational level organization that can directly interface with all the services get their input, organize themselves, really solicit and collaborate with the services so we can build a better military health system," Major General Richard Thomas, chief medical officer and director of DHA Healthcare Operations, told Federal News Radio.

Tags: DHA , Agency of the Month , Richard Thomas , military medicine , DoD , Lauren Larson , TRICARE ,

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:16am EDT

Senate passes bill to delay health care compliance deadline

The Senate passed a bill to delay the compliance deadline for ICD 10. It's a collection of thousands of codes that healthcare providers can use to study trending diseases and keep an eye out for strange medical issues.

Tags: GDIT Solutions Center , Senate , ICD-10

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 03:54pm EDT

John Teeter, Global Center of Excellence for Health, KPMG

Health care data comes from unexpected places.

Tags: John Teeter , data , NIH , HHS , KMPG

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:47pm EDT
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Peter Gosselin, senior health care analyst, Bloomberg Government

The administration considers cutting IT spending to fund Obamacare.

Tags: Peter Gosselin , Bloomberg Government , Affordable Care Act

Friday - 03/21/2014, 10:46am EDT
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TRICARE ready to close 189 customer service centers April 1

TRICARE, the military family health care provider, is set to close 189 of its U.S. customer service centers. Customers will be able to access all of the same services online or by telephone.

Tags: TRICARE , Mary Kaye Justis , benefits , DoD , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 04:51pm EST
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