OPM: Federal Employees Life Insurance (FEGLI) Open Season Guidance

3/18/16 As the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced last year the Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) will have a life insurance Open Season from September 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016. Do Employees Have to Prove Insurability? No. Employees can elect coverage during this Open Season without having to prove insurability, pass […]

OPM announces new FEGLI premium rates effective of January 1, 2016

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reports that, as of Jan. 1, 2016 premiums for many options and age brackets under the Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) program changed due to actuarial adjustments. OPM has announced new FEGLI premium rates for employees and retirees, effective with the Feb. 1 payment that covers January. Premiums […]

OPM announces Open Season For Federal Employees Life Insurance (FEGLI) in 2016

According to OPM: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has announced an upcoming FEGLI Open Season and changes in premium rates for certain Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). These include changes to premium rates for Option A (most age bands), Option B (most age bands), Option C (most age bands), and Post-Retirement Basic Insurance. […]

USPS employees warned of discount FEGLI policies

The Postal Service is warning employees to be wary of companies or individuals marketing Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) policies. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reports it has received complaints from federal agencies that certain private life insurance companies and sales agents have been marketing products that promise discounts on FEGLI premiums. […]

OPM seeks to expand enrollment opportunities for Federal/Postal Employees benefits, insurance

The Office of Personnel Management wants to expand the opportunities for eligible federal employees and their families to change their enrollment in the Federal Employee Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). OPM proposed making these changes to bring FEDVIP inline with the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP). “OPM is proposing to expand enrollment opportunities […]

Impact of Federal Government Shutdown on Postal Workers

October 4, 2013) As a result of the ongoing government shutdown, please make note of the below captioned list of government managed benefits and their possible impact on Mail Handlers. We will continue to monitor the impact of this action on federal agencies. If the shutdown is prolonged, additional information will be compiled, updated, and […]