USPS: Benefits enrollment period begins next week

Open season, the annual period when Postal Service employees can change their health benefits or enroll in a new plan, begins Monday, Nov. 9. A variety of health, vision and dental coverage is available through the following plans and programs: Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) USPS Health Benefits Plan (USPSHBP) for non-career employees only…

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Open Season benefits enrollment period ends Dec. 9

If you want to change your health benefits or enroll in a new plan, you must act now. The annual open season benefits enrollment period ends Monday, Dec. 9, at 11:59 p.m. EST. This is the last chance most Postal Service employees will have until next November to consider new health, vision, dental or flexible…

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USPS video explains open season options

A newly updated video about the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) reminds employees to conduct a “health plan checkup” during this year’s open season. The three-minute segment, “FEHB Plans: Your Changing Life,” encourages employees to evaluate their health care options to ensure they have the coverage they need. The video also explains how employees…

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OPM Announces 2019 Health, Dental, and Vision Program Premiums

Press Release – September 26, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that for plan year 2019, the average total premiums for current non-Postal employees and retirees enrolled in plans under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will increase 1.3 percent, which is the lowest increase since the…

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Latest Postal Bulletin highlights 2017 Open Season

Open Season is Coming — Here’s What You Need to Know Is your health coverage keeping up with your life? Your health needs, dependent situation, plan coverage, and premium rates can change year-over-year. During the Open Season period, you can enroll, or if already enrolled, make changes to your benefits enrollment. Unless you have a…

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USPS site can help employees understand health terms

Sorting through health plan options can be overwhelming, especially when you’re faced with language you don’t understand. For example, do you know the difference between a copayment and coinsurance? How about the difference between a deductible and a premium? Understanding these and other key health benefits terms can help you better evaluate your health plan…

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