Feds Will Pay 6.2 Percent More Toward Health Care Premiums in 2017
OPM announced on September 28 that federal employees and retirees will pay an average of 6.2% more in 2017 toward their health insurance premiums.
“Overall premiums for non-postal employees and annuitants, including all enrollment options and both the employee and government portions, will increase by 4.4 percent. The increase is down 2 percentage points from the 2016 increase, which was the largest since 2011. The jump had remained below 4 percent for five consecutive years before 2016.”
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