Federal premium hike spawns FSAs, consumer-driven plan

Sweeney, Kevin
December 2002
Employee Benefit News;Dec2002, Vol. 16 Issue 15, p40
Reports on an increase in the health insurance premiums of federal government employees, according to a report issued by the U.S. Office of Personal Management (OPM). Factors that affected premium rates; Strategies developed by OPM to help employees cope with the increase; Details on the adoption of health reimbursement arrangements by the American Postal Workers Union.


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