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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NALC: Postal Service Health Benefits – What every Letter Carrier needs to know

In 2022, The Postal Service Reform Act repealed the USPS’s unfair pre-funding mandate, ensuring six-day delivery and creating the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program within the existing Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. These accomplishments benefit the long-term financial stability of the USPS, which in turn benefits letter carriers. This month’s Postal Record discusses…

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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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Postal Service Health Benefits Program begins in 2025

May 1, 2023 The new Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program will begin Jan. 1, 2025. The PSHB Program will be a separate program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program and will be administered by the Office of Personnel Management. The PSHB Program will provide coverage for Postal Service employees, annuitants and their…

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OPM: Interim final rule on Establishment of Postal Service Health Benefits Program; request for comments

AGENCY: Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Interim final rule; request for comments. SUMMARY: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing an interim final rule with comment period to establish and administer the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program pursuant to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (PSRA). Under the statute, OPM must establish…

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Rules Committee Meeting on H.R. 3076 (Postal Reform Act) – February 7, 2022

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, February 7, 2022. Closed rule for H.R. 3076. Provides one hour of general debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform or their designees. Waives all points of order against consideration of the…

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Fighting for the Right to Your Federal Benefits

Federal employees meet virtually with lawmakers to make their voices heard on compensation issues. By Tammy Flanagan – June 24, 2021 This week I had the opportunity to attend the legislative conference of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. This impressive three-day event was held entirely on a virtual platform and included lessons…

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