USPS: Use PostalEASE to change benefits

December 5, 2023 Postal Service employees can use PostalEASE to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program or the USPS Health Benefits Plan. PostalEASE can be accessed from the Benefits Enrollment Changes section of the Open Season LiteBlue page, or by calling the employee service line at 877-477-3273 and selecting option 1. The Federal Relay Service…

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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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NAPS: Postal Service Health Benefits Mailer for employees and annuitants

These trifold brochures will be mailed to all USPS employees and retirees on July 1, 2023. These provide information on Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) for employees and annuitants. This information is also posted on the Members Benefits page here. PSHB Annuitants Trifold – July 2023 PHSB Employees Trifold – July 2023 See the previous newsbreak…

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USPS fact sheets on the new Postal Service Health Benefits Program

NALC – April 18, 2023 Since the enactment of the Postal Service Reform Act (PSRA) last year, NALC has been working with the Postal Service, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), our sister postal unions, and other stakeholders on the implementation of the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, a new postal health insurance program…

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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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