Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

Retirement Planning


Whether you are close to federal employee retirement or just starting out in your career, this is the place to share ideas with your federal colleagues on creating a secure financial foundation.


To read today's top news stories on federal employee related news visit FederalDaily.com.

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
MikeOut  
#1 Posted : Friday, April 13, 2012 8:33:28 AM(UTC)
MikeOut

Rank: Groupie

Groups: Registered
Joined: 1/7/2012(UTC)
Posts: 33

I have a calendar that says Federal empolyee FEHBP premiums do not increase in retirement (except for postal workers). My FEHB premiums (health net southern california) have double in the last 3 years, and I understand the reason was the matching amount from the government has remained at $414 per pay period. I shouldn't complain I'm at $200 a pay period, Northern California same plan, is over $400!!!

   So my question, will I continue to pay the same amount after I retire (monthly $440? roughly) or is it the Governments portion $414 that will not increase???
GoHuskers  
#2 Posted : Friday, April 13, 2012 8:53:10 AM(UTC)
GoHuskers

Rank: Senior Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 1/13/2011(UTC)
Posts: 379

Was thanked: 2 time(s) in 1 post(s)
All that the statement on your calendar means is that in retirement you'll continue to pay the same premiums current employees pay (assuming you're not a postal employee). If their premiums increase, yours will by the same amount. It doesn't mean retirees are exempt from future increases.
postalvet  
#3 Posted : Friday, April 13, 2012 10:23:18 AM(UTC)
postalvet

Rank: Senior Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 9/29/2009(UTC)
Posts: 5,366
Location: southern calif

Thanks: 9 times
Was thanked: 11 time(s) in 9 post(s)
Retired postal worker of 38 years who is willing to help even though some do not want to hear the truth.
getting close  
#4 Posted : Friday, April 13, 2012 5:02:57 PM(UTC)
getting close

Rank: Senior Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 4/12/2010(UTC)
Posts: 602
United States

Thanks: 1 times
GoHuskers is correct, and you are either misreading the calendar or it is incorrect. Your premiums can increase during retirement. It's just that they don't increase because of retirement.
fedman53  
#5 Posted : Saturday, April 14, 2012 9:03:31 AM(UTC)
fedman53

Rank: Senior Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 8/19/2009(UTC)
Posts: 265

As a retiree, you will have the same FEHB plans (for your area), at the same rates (except will pay monthly) and same open season as non-retired Federal employees.
Rss Feed  Atom Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.


This page was generated in 0.600 seconds.