Why feds need to do their homework this Open Season

As the annual Federal Benefits Open Season begins, one thing is clear: while this may happen every year, this year is different.

Fourteen health plans are pulling out of the FEHBP, another 18 are lowering their coverage, and the Office of Personnel Management says that, across the board, the premiums for those plans that are left are going up an average of 8.8 percent.

Lee Dettman, Assistant Director for Insurance Services Programs, told FederalNewsRadio that this Open Season, unlike others, feds really need to do some homework. To read the full story, click here.

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