House Proposal for Federal Employee Health Program Could Decimate Workers’ Benefits

Government Executive: A proposal to change how the government calculates its contributions to premiums in the federal government’s insurance program could make health care all but unaffordable for workers and retirees, employee groups said.

The report on the House budget resolution, approved Thursday by a 219-206 vote, includes a provision that advocates changing how the Office of Personnel Management formulates the government’s maximum contribution to insurance premiums through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Progra

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