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Office of Personnel Management

Self+1 FEHB

OPM should allow Self+1 for Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB). Dental and Vision insurance options are able to provide Self+1, so there should be no reason that the health benefits would not be able to as well.

By not allowing a Self+1 option for FEHB both the federal employee and the government pay more for insurance than is needed.

In a time where insurance costs are rising and there are pressures to reduce... more »

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EXOP - Office of Management and Budget

Create Self-Plus-One option for Federal Healthcare Benefits

How many federal employees would benefit from a Self-Plus-One option for health care? Young couples, single parents, empty-nesters? How much money would the federal government save from paying lower premiums? OPM says that creating this option would not generate enough revenue to cover high-risk (elderly) members benefits however, if it's possible for the dental and vision programs to offer a self-plus-one option (which... more »

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Department of the Treasury

Mitigate Health Insurance Fraud by Requiring Photo on ID Card

Widespread medical insurance fraud negatively impacts the price of medical insurance for both federal employers and employees, and taxpayers in general.

One of the most pervasive forms of fraud is identity fraud; either with or without the permission of the medical plan holder. Very few health care providers ask for photo ID prior to treatment. There are more or less no controls in place to police this, which creates... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Save BIG on Medicaid, Medicare, and FEHB Drug Costs

Why are pharmacies labeling medications with their own expiration dates for prescription medications rather than using the expiration dates set by the manufacturer? Not standardizing the expiration dates increases the risk of setting expiration dates that are before or after the manufacturers. I have personally seen many instances where pharmacy's expiration dates are six months to a year BEFORE the manufacturer's expiration... more »

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