Why feds should do a self-checkup before open season

Federal Times: When it comes to health care, federal employees are unique among most professionals in the United States. Rather than be restricted to a single provider, they can choose from a variety of insurance options, and they can change their plan every year, if they desire.

And yet, most feds choose to keep the same insurance they held in the previous year, some without considering the value of other offerings. If you ask Reg Jones, former head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management, that can be their biggest mistake.

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