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Overall FEHB premiums to rise 4.4% in 2017- postal workers hit with 11.7% increase in employee contribution

IRS Employees Sentenced For Stealing Tax Refunds

Senate Approves Deal to Keep Government Open

6.2% Average Health Insurance Increase for Federal Employees

Overall FEHB premiums to rise 4.4% in 2017- postal workers hit with 11.7% increase in employee contribution

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Washington, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that premiums for the 2017 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will rise by an average of 4.4 percent. The FEHB rate increase is below projected increases for the national large group market. Government Exe ~~~ Read Article

Brian Sheehan @ September 28, 2016

IRS Employees Sentenced For Stealing Tax Refunds

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Two IRS employees are being sent to prison for defrauding taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to Treasury Department inspector general reports released Wednesday. http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/irs-employees-sentenced-for-stealing-tax-refunds/article/2603092?custom_click= ~~~ Read Article

Ian Smith @ September 28, 2016

Senate Approves Deal to Keep Government Open

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The Senate approved a stop-gap spending deal Wednesday to avert a government shutdown this weekend and provide $1.1 billion in long-awaited aid to combat the Zika virus. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/09/28/senate-approves-deal-keep-government-open-combat-zika/91220226/ The post Se ~~~ Read Article

Ian Smith @ September 28, 2016

6.2% Average Health Insurance Increase for Federal Employees

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The average rate under the Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan (FEHB) will be going up by 4.4% for 2017 according to a press release from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). OPM writes that The FEHB rate increase is below projected increases for the national large group market. While we do ~~~ Read Article

Ralph R. Smith @ September 28, 2016

What Happens to Your Pay in the Event of a Shutdown?

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The possibility of a shutdown is again facing federal employees as the fiscal year draws to a close. What will happen to your pay if there is a partial government shutdown? The post What Happens to Your Pay in the Event of a Shutdown? appeared first on FedSmith.com; post written by Ian Smith ~~~ Read Article

Ian Smith @ September 28, 2016