USPS: Benefits enrollment period begins Nov. 13

11/3/2017 Open season, the annual period when Postal Service employees can change their health benefits or enroll in a new plan, begins Monday, Nov. 13. 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 (USPSHB) for non-career employees […]

Postal Employees’ Health Care Costs Will Rise Far Less Than Originally Estimated

U.S. Postal Service employees and retirees received a scare last month when the Office of Personnel Management reported their share of their health care premiums would skyrocket nearly 19 percent in 2015. USPS, however, said the reality is not so bad. OPM said labor-postal management negotiations were to blame for the average postal enrollee in […]

Open season, online: This year, USPS health benefits info will be on LiteBlue

From USPS News Link: Postal Service employees will be able to download health benefits guides from LiteBlue during this year’s open season, which begins Nov. 10. Open season is the annual period when employees can make changes to their health coverage or choose a new plan. In the past, the guides were automatically mailed to […]

USPS: ELM Revision – Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB)

USPS: ELM Revision – Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (fehb) Effective October 16, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), subchapter 520, Health Benefits Program, to update policy and procedures in accordance with Office of Personnel Management regulations and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as follows: 521.1 […]