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Old 10-25-2009, 07:17 PM
 
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Federal Eye - Federal Employee Health Care Costs to Jump 8.8%

Federal government employees enrolled in the Federal Employees health Benefits Program will pay an average 8.8 percent more in health-care costs in 2010, according to figures released Tuesday by the Office of Personnel Management.

The combined cost to employees and the government will increase 7.4 percent, compared with 7 percent in 2009, Kichak said. The government contributes approximately 70 percent of the total cost of a planís premium. All full- and part-time employees of the executive, judicial and legislative branches and the Postal Service are eligible to enroll in FEHBP.
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:22 PM
 
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Hogwash! Big Government is a model of efficiency!

Signed,
Saggy
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:30 PM
 
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Another interesting quote from the story..

AFGE estimates that roughly 250,000 federal workers cannot afford health-care coverage

So even though the government picks up 70% of the tab, 250,000 federal employees still cant afford insurance?
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:33 PM
 
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Some lacky will be along shortly to tell us, up is down,right is wrong, black is white and government knows best.


Last edited by allydriver; 10-25-2009 at 08:22 PM..
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:48 PM
 
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Some lackey will be along shortly to tell us, up is down,right is wrong, black is white and government knows best.
That would be saggy.
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