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Oversight hearing on Federal employee health benefits program -- health care costs

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits.

Oversight hearing on Federal employee health benefits program -- health care costs

hearings before the Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Compensation and Employee Benefits.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Government employees" health -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P638 1977d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4692314M
      LC Control Number77604011

      Including premiums and out-of-pocket costs for employees and dependents, NBGH estimated that the total cost of health care for large group plans to be $14, per employee this year, rising to an.   There are pros and costs for employers that design health plans with high cost sharing amounts for employers, but employers can manage those risk .

      Rates for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program and Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) November 12 through Decem Funding health care plans can depend on the employer's size, employee demographics and location. See Financing the Health Care Plans. Other alternatives employers use to manage health care costs include disease management programs, wellness initiatives and dependent eligibility verification audits.

        Several work locations offer child care facilities and fitness centers. Group Health Benefits Health benefits available to Federal employees are widely recognized as among the best in the country. Cost depends upon the plan selected, with the Government paying a portion of Author: Office of The General Counsel (OGC). On the flip side, if you expect to have few health care costs throughout the year, you can save money by going with a low-premium plan with a higher deductible. Bonus: That high-deductible plan (HDHP) might also come with a health savings account (HSA) that your employer might contribute some money to .


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