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Yes. A rare sight in washington, key republicans and democrats support the bill. It is sponsored by house oversight committee chairman jason chaffetz ways to make money without money (R-UT). Initial co-sponsors are ranking member elijah cummings (D-MD), and representatives mark meadows (R-NC), gerry connolly (D-VA), dennis ross (R-FL) and stephen lynch (D-MA). It passed the oversight committee made up of 24 republicans ways to make money without money and 18 democrats with an overwhelming voice vote.

The bill puts the postal service on firmer financial footing, which should lead to positive benefits for postal workers both ways to make money without money active and retired. It addresses the pre-funding crisis and increases postal rates to raise revenue. Aspects that will directly affect postal workers and retirees are ways to make money without money the creation of a “postal only” health care program within the federal employee health benefits program ways to make money without money (FEHBP), and the requirement of “medicare integration” for postal retirees who are eligible for medicare.

There should be no changes in what health benefits are ways to make money without money covered as a direct result of the passage of H.R. 756. With or without passage of the bill, FEHBP plans, with OPM approval, make changes annually to what they cover for medical procedures ways to make money without money and prescription drugs, as well as co-pays, deductibles, networks and premiums. Those changes may increase or decrease a particular benefit. These FEHBP practices of the past will continue in the ways to make money without money future.

Medicare integration requires that all medicare-eligible postal retirees (age 65 or older) enroll in medicare in order to maintain their FEHBP plan ways to make money without money coverage in retirement. This means that all eligible retirees must be enrolled in ways to make money without money medicare parts A, B and D in order to get insurance through the ways to make money without money FEHBP. In order to simplify the enrollment procedure, all medicare-eligible retirees will be automatically enrolled.

Medicare part A has no premium. Medicare part B currently has a standard premium for new ways to make money without money enrollees of $134.00/month. Each year, medicare part B premiums are set based on the consumer ways to make money without money price index, so premiums can change. There is no additional premium for medicare part D because ways to make money without money it is part of a retiree’s FEHBP plan coverage. Retirees under 65 years of age are not medicare-eligible and thus will have no additional medicare premiums until ways to make money without money they become medicare-eligible.

No. H.R. 756 sets up a “postal only” group within FEHBP for active and retired postal workers. For medicare-eligible retirees, medicare will be the primary insurance and a FEHBP plan ways to make money without money will be the secondary insurance. Medical and prescription bills not covered by medicare are covered ways to make money without money by the FEHBP plan (if the medical care or drugs are normally covered by ways to make money without money the plan’s benefits).

Mostly yes. Eligible plans in the “postal only” group will be ones with over 1,500 postal participants. Right now, over 30 plans would be eligible, including all of the union-sponsored FEHBP health plans. Current retirees in a FEHBP plan with under 1,500 postal participants will be “grandfathered in” and can stay with their health plan – or switch to a FEHBP postal plan.

Yes, it will have a positive effect. According to numerous health care actuaries, medicare integration will likely lead to cost savings for the ways to make money without money FEHBP plans with three possible outcomes for both active and ways to make money without money retired postal workers: 1) some outright reduction in FEHBP premiums; 2) slower growth of premium increases; and 3) increase in benefits provided. These anticipated savings are part of what makes this pending ways to make money without money legislation fair to both active workers and retirees.

H.R. 756 has a transition provision for current retirees and covered ways to make money without money family members. The USPS will pay 75 percent of the medicare part ways to make money without money B premium the first year, 50 percent the second year and 25 percent the third ways to make money without money year (only for retirees and dependents who did not enroll in ways to make money without money medicare part B before the passage of H.R. 756). Furthermore, there are a number of medicare savings programs (msps) to assist low-income beneficiaries with their medicare part B premiums. Eligibility and availability vary state by state.

Whatever medicare part D does not cover in the “donut hole” will be covered by a person’s FEHBP plan, if the FEHBP plan provides coverage with what is commonly ways to make money without money referred to as a “wrap around plan.” A "wrap around plan" for medicare part D gives a person complete prescription coverage. The APWU health plan will provide prescription "wrap around" coverage in the new “postal only” group and it is anticipated that other FEHBP plans will, as well.

No. Your FEHBP “wrap around plan” will cover what is not covered by medicare part D, based on the FEHBP plan’s benefits. Keep in mind that FEHBP plans cover different medicines in ways to make money without money different ways, which can change from year to year. That practice will not change as a result of H.R. 756, and employees will need to review their options carefully during ways to make money without money open season.

The medicare modernization act (MMA) of 2003, the law that created medicare part D, also created the employee group waiver program (EGWP). It is a program that incentivizes employers to cover health ways to make money without money benefits for their retirees by providing access to discounted drugs. Right now, the EGWP does not currently apply to the FEHBP; however, H.R. 756 would allow the “postal only” FEHBP plans access to the EGWP discounts. In turn, access to the EGWP should save the FEHBP plans, individuals and the postal service significant amounts of money on ways to make money without money the cost of medications.

H.R. 760, the postal service financial improvement act of 2017, allows the postal service retiree health benefit fund (PSRHBF) to invest up to 30 percent of its funds in ways to make money without money a thrift savings plan-like account. Currently, all PSRHBF money (approximately $50 billion) is in U.S. Treasury accounts, earning very low interest. With medical inflation running at 6-8 percent annually, the USPS loses large sums of money each year simply ways to make money without money trying to keep up. Sensible investment approaches would allow the PSRHBF to generate more ways to make money without money income to match medical inflation.

The return of overnight delivery standards is an important goal ways to make money without money of the APWU. However, pressing for it in this bill undermines its passage because ways to make money without money neither the USPS nor the mailers agree to support this ways to make money without money language. The reality we face is that no legislation will survive ways to make money without money in the current political environment without the support of the ways to make money without money four major postal unions, postal management and a significant portion of the major mailers. APWU’s effort to restore service standards will continue in other ways to make money without money forms.

If USPS finances are stabilized, there is less pressure to cut back on services. Conversely, if postal reform legislation is not passed soon, the postal service may look to implement further service cuts, such as eliminating delivery days, closing processing plants, reducing staffing, shuttering post offices and subcontracting more work – and services. Remember, a declining postal service is also an easy target for ways to make money without money full-blown privatization.

The bills are in the early stage of a long ways to make money without money arduous legislative process. Both have been “marked up” and approved by the house committee on oversight and government ways to make money without money reform. Once the bills are reviewed by the congressional budget office ways to make money without money (CBO) – to "score" their financial impact on the overall federal budget – and are reviewed by other committees of jurisdiction, they will advance to the full house. If the bill(s) pass the house, the process will move to the senate.

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