Federal Register: OPM Proposes Additional Requirements and Clarifications on PSHB

SUMMARY: May 24, 2024 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking to clarify and establish additional requirements regarding the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, which was established pursuant to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022. This proposed rule expands on previous regulations concerning the PSHB Program and…

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OPM Releases Approved PSHB Program Carrier Applicants

OPM News Release – March 13, 2024 Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released a list of conditionally approved carrier applicants today to participate in OPM’s new Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program for U.S. Postal Employees and their families. The Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 requires that OPM establish this new…

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Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) As part of the new Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, you may be eligible to participate in the PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for Medicare Part B. The PSHB SEP applies to certain Postal Service annuitants and family members who were entitled to Medicare Part A, but not enrolled…

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OPM: Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program

USPS Annuitants Fact Sheet PSHB Questions and Answers Source: Office of Personnel Management Related: NALC: Postal Service Health Benefits – What every Letter Carrier needs to know

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APWU: Postal Service Health Benefit (PSHB) Program implementation

Will the APWU Health Plan participate in the new PSHB Program? As your Health Plan, we have submitted the necessary paperwork to apply for participation in the Postal Services Health Benefits program. Are APWU Health Plan Postal members impacted during the current 2023 Open Season period? The PSHB Program will not impact the upcoming Open…

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USPS Retiree E-Newsletter: Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program

The Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (PSRA) was signed into law in April 2022. Since then, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in conjunction with the Postal Service, has been working to implement the new Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, as required under the new law. PSHB is a new, separate program within…

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Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB): For Annuitants

FYI: This is a USPS mailing I received on August 5, 2023 (notice it is dated June 2023). – RZ Related: Postal Service Health Benefits Program begins in 2025 Related: OPM watchdog flags cybersecurity concerns for USPS health care marketplace

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USPS: Info available for new health benefits plan (PSHB)

September 8, 2022 USPS and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have published online FAQs about the new Postal Service Health Benefits Program. The program, also known as PSHB, will begin in 2025 and will provide health insurance to eligible Postal Service employees, annuitants and their eligible family members. PSHB is a new program within…

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