FEDS TO SEE SLIGHT INCREASE FOR FEHBP THIS YEAR - October 5, 2017
Feds Will Pay 6.1 Percent More Toward Health Insurance Premiums in 2018
By Erich Wagner, Government Executive
Federal employees and retirees can expect to contribute an average of 6.1 percent more toward their health care premiums next year, the Office of Personnel Management announced Wednesday.
Enrollees in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program with coverage only for themselves will on average pay $5.57 more per bi-weekly pay period next year. Those with full family plans will pay $12.17 more per pay period, while people in self-plus-one coverage, which is entering its third year of existence, will pay $12.55 more every two weeks.