USPS to hold final Open Season webinar December 5

The Postal Service will hold its fourth and final webinar during this year’s open season Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 4-5 p.m. EST. The webinar will include updates on what’s new and information on the tools and resources available to employees. Participation is voluntary and off-the-clock. Additionally, employees can participate in an online virtual benefits fair…

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OPM OIG Audit: Information Systems Controls at APWU Health Plan

What Did We Find? Our audit of the IT security controls of APWUHP determined that: APWUHP has established an adequate security management program. However, there is not a policy requiring role-based training for IT security staff. APWUHP has implemented a variety of physical and logical access controls. However, we noted several areas of concern related…

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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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Video: Former APWU President Guffey on Healthcare

This position expressed by Cliff Guffey in 2013 Congressional testimony is a major reason why Mark Dimondstein got elected to President of the APWU. Now it seems President Dimondstein has aligned with Guffey’s thinking. Source: Guffey on Healthcare – YouTube

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FEHBP Modification of Eligibility Limited to Certain Temporary, Seasonal or Intermittent Non-Postal Employees

A Rule by the Personnel Management Office on 10/17/2014 [PDF] The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to modify eligibility for enrollment under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program to certain temporary, seasonal, and intermittent employees who are identified as full-time employees. This final rule follows a notice…

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