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Access to Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) for Employees of Certain Indian Tribal EmployersRule2016-3119512/28/2016OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThis final rule makes Federal employee health insurance accessible to employees of certain Indian tribal entities. Section 409 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (codified at 25 U.S.C. 1647b) authorizes Indian tribes, tribal … This final rule makes Federal employee health insurance accessible to employees of certain Indian tribal entities. Section 409 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (codified at 25 U.S.C. 1647b) authorizes Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations that carry out certain programs to purchase coverage, rights, and benefits under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program for their employees. Tribal employers and tribal employees will be responsible for the full cost of benefits, plus an administrative fee.access-to-federal-employees-health-benefits-fehb-for-employees-of-certain-indian-tribal-employersFR-Doc-2016-31195
Federal Employees Health Benefits and Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Programs' Coverage Exception for Children of Same-Sex Domestic PartnersRule2016-2878912/02/2016OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThis action amends the rule to create a regulatory exception that allows children of same-sex domestic partners living overseas to maintain their Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) and Federal Employees Dental and Vision Progra … This action amends the rule to create a regulatory exception that allows children of same-sex domestic partners living overseas to maintain their Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) and Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP) coverage until September 30, 2018. Due to a recent Supreme Court decision, as of January 1, 2016, coverage of children of same-sex domestic partners under the FEHB Program and FEDVIP will generally only be allowed if the couple is married, as discussed in Benefits Administration Letter (BAL) 15-207 dated October 5, 2015. OPM recognizes there are additional requirements placed on overseas federal employees that may not apply to other civilian employees with duty stations in the United States making it difficult to travel to the United States to marry same-sex partners.federal-employees-health-benefits-and-federal-employees-dental-and-vision-insurance-programsFR-Doc-2016-28789
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Coverage for Certain Firefighters and Intermittent Emergency Response PersonnelRule2016-2790111/21/2016OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to make certain firefighters hired under a temporary appointment and certain intermittent … The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to make certain firefighters hired under a temporary appointment and certain intermittent emergency response personnel eligible to be enrolled in a health benefits plan under the FEHB Program. These amendments were the subject of interim rules published on July 19, 2012 and November 14, 2012.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-coverage-for-certain-firefighters-and-intermittentFR-Doc-2016-27901
Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program: Court Orders Prior to July 22, 1998Rule2016-0967404/27/2016OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing this final regulation to adopt as final the interim final regulation published on December 4, 2012. The regulation implements section 8705 of title 5, United States Code regarding the … The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing this final regulation to adopt as final the interim final regulation published on December 4, 2012. The regulation implements section 8705 of title 5, United States Code regarding the effect of any court decree of divorce, annulment, or legal separation, or any court-approved property settlement agreement incident to any court decree of divorce, annulment, or legal separation (hereinafter ``court order'') where the court order expressly provides that an individual receive Federal Employee's Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) benefits. The regulations will allow court orders submitted to the appropriate Federal agency before July 22, 1998 to be effective for providing FEGLI benefits if the court order was received in the appropriate office before the insured Federal employee's or annuitant's death. This revision does not affect the current statutory limitation that court orders apply only when FEGLI benefits are based on insured individuals who died on or after July 22, 1998.federal-employees-group-life-insurance-program-court-orders-prior-to-july-22-1998FR-Doc-2016-09674
Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program: Filing Deadlines for Court Review of Administrative Final DecisionsProposed Rule2016-0045301/12/2016OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program regulation to establish a timeframe for filing civil actions or claims against the … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program regulation to establish a timeframe for filing civil actions or claims against the United States based on 5 U.S.C. Chapter 870 (Life Insurance).federal-employees-group-life-insurance-program-filing-deadlines-for-court-review-of-administrativeFR-Doc-2016-00453
Overtime Pay for Border Patrol AgentsRule2015-2419909/25/2015OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe Office of Personnel Management is issuing final regulations to implement section 2 of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014, as amended, which established a new method of compensating Border Patrol agents for overtime w … The Office of Personnel Management is issuing final regulations to implement section 2 of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014, as amended, which established a new method of compensating Border Patrol agents for overtime work. Payments under this new provision will become payable beginning with the first pay period beginning in January 2016. These regulations affect only Border Patrol agents in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection component of the Department of Homeland Security.overtime-pay-for-border-patrol-agentsFR-Doc-2015-24199
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Self Plus One Enrollment TypeRule2015-2334809/17/2015OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to add an additional enrollment type called ``self plus one'' for premium ratin … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to add an additional enrollment type called ``self plus one'' for premium rating and family member eligibility purposes.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-self-plus-one-enrollment-typeFR-Doc-2015-23348
Overtime Pay for Border Patrol AgentsProposed Rule2015-1480906/17/2015OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe Office of Personnel Management is issuing proposed regulations to implement section 2 of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014, as amended, which established a new method of compensating Border Patrol agents for overtime w … The Office of Personnel Management is issuing proposed regulations to implement section 2 of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014, as amended, which established a new method of compensating Border Patrol agents for overtime work. Payments under this new provision will become payable beginning with the first pay period beginning in January 2016. These regulations affect only Border Patrol agents in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection component of the Department of Homeland Security.overtime-pay-for-border-patrol-agentsFR-Doc-2015-14809
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program; Subrogation and Reimbursement RecoveryRule2015-1237805/21/2015OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to reaffirm the conditional nature of FEHB Program benefits and benefit paymen … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to reaffirm the conditional nature of FEHB Program benefits and benefit payments under the plan's coverage as subject to a carrier's entitlement to subrogation and reimbursement recovery, and therefore, that such entitlement falls within the preemptive scope of the FEHA Act. FEHB contracts and brochures must include, and in practice already include, a provision incorporating the carrier's subrogation and reimbursement rights, and FEHB plan brochures must contain an explanation of the carrier's subrogation and reimbursement policy.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-subrogation-and-reimbursement-recoveryFR-Doc-2015-12378
Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Baghdad (ORBB) Flight Information Region (FIR)Rule2015-1128405/11/2015DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONTransportation DepartmentThis action amends Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) No. 77, ``Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Territory and Airspace of Iraq,'' which prohibits certain flight operations in the territory and airspace of Iraq by … This action amends Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) No. 77, ``Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Territory and Airspace of Iraq,'' which prohibits certain flight operations in the territory and airspace of Iraq by all United States (U.S.) air carriers; U.S. commercial operators; persons exercising the privileges of a U.S. airman certificate, except when such persons are operating a U.S.-registered civil aircraft for a foreign air carrier; and operators of U.S.-registered civil aircraft, except when such operators are foreign air carriers. On August 8, 2014, the FAA issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) prohibiting flight operations in the ORBB FIR at all altitudes, subject to certain limited exceptions, due to the armed conflict in Iraq. This amendment to SFAR No. 77 incorporates the flight prohibition set forth in the August 8, 2014, NOTAM into the rule. The FAA is also revising the approval process for this SFAR for other U.S. Government departments, agencies, and instrumentalities, to align with the approval process established for other recently published flight prohibition SFARs. This final rule will remain in effect for two years.prohibition-against-certain-flights-within-the-baghdad-orbb-flight-information-region-firFR-Doc-2015-11284
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: Enrollment Options Following the Termination of a Plan or Plan OptionProposed Rule2014-3063601/07/2015OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations regarding enrollment options following the termination of a plan or plan option.The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations regarding enrollment options following the termination of a plan or plan option.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-enrollment-options-following-the-termination-of-a-plan-orFR-Doc-2014-30636
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program; Subrogation and Reimbursement RecoveryProposed Rule2014-3063801/07/2015OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to clarify the conditional nature of FEHB Program benefits and benefit paymen … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to clarify the conditional nature of FEHB Program benefits and benefit payments under the plan's coverage as subject to a carrier's entitlement to subrogation and reimbursement recovery, and therefore, that such entitlement falls within the preemptive scope of the U.S.C. FEHB contracts must include a provision incorporating the carrier's subrogation and reimbursement rights and FEHB plan brochures must explain the carrier's subrogation and reimbursement policy.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-subrogation-and-reimbursement-recoveryFR-Doc-2014-30638
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Miscellaneous Changes: Medically Underserved AreasRule2014-2955412/17/2014OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a direct final rule to discontinue the annual determination of the Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program.The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a direct final rule to discontinue the annual determination of the Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-miscellaneous-changes-medically-underserved-areasFR-Doc-2014-29554
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Self Plus One Enrollment TypeProposed Rule2014-2842912/03/2014OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to add an additional enrollment type called ``self plus one'' for premium ratin … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program regulations to add an additional enrollment type called ``self plus one'' for premium rating and family member eligibility purposes.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-self-plus-one-enrollment-typeFR-Doc-2014-28429
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Modification of Eligibility to Certain Employees on Temporary Appointments and Certain Employees on Seasonal and Intermittent SchedulesRule2014-2465210/17/2014OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to modify eligibility for enrollment under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program to certain temporary, seasonal, and intermittent employees w … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to modify eligibility for enrollment under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program to certain temporary, seasonal, and intermittent employees who are identified as full-time employees. This final rule follows a notice of proposed rulemaking published July 29, 2014. This regulation will allow newly eligible Federal employees to enroll no later than January 2015.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-modification-of-eligibility-to-certain-employees-onFR-Doc-2014-24652
Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program: Providing Option C Coverage for Children of Same-Sex Domestic PartnersProposed Rule2014-2448810/15/2014OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) regulations to allow children of same-sex domestic partners living in states that do not all … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule to amend the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) regulations to allow children of same-sex domestic partners living in states that do not allow same-sex couples to marry to be covered as family members under an eligible individual's FEGLI Option C enrollment. This rule expands the circumstances under which an employee experiencing a change in family circumstances may include eligible children of a same-sex domestic partner.federal-employees-group-life-insurance-program-providing-option-c-coverage-for-children-of-same-sexFR-Doc-2014-24488
Phased RetirementRule2014-1868108/08/2014OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is adopting its proposed phased retirement regulations with four minor changes. Phased retirement is a human resources tool that will allow full-time employees to work a part-time schedu … The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is adopting its proposed phased retirement regulations with four minor changes. Phased retirement is a human resources tool that will allow full-time employees to work a part-time schedule and draw partial retirement benefits during employment. The ``Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act,'' or ``MAP-21,'' requires OPM to publish regulations implementing phased retirement under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS). The final rule informs agencies and employees about who may elect phased retirement, what benefits are provided during phased retirement, how OPM intends to compute the annuity payable during and after phased retirement, and how employees may fully retire after a period of phased retirement. The final rule does not address every administrative detail of the phased retirement process. OPM will be issuing separate guidance to assist agencies and employees with administrative and procedural matters that do not need to be addressed in this rule. Employees may not enter phased retirement or submit applications for phased retirement to OPM until 90 days after publication of this final rule.phased-retirementFR-Doc-2014-18681
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Expansion of Eligibility to Certain Employees on Temporary Appointments and Certain Employees on Seasonal and Intermittent SchedulesProposed Rule2014-1780607/29/2014OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule that would expand eligibility for enrollment under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program to certain temporary, seasonal, and intermitten … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a proposed rule that would expand eligibility for enrollment under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program to certain temporary, seasonal, and intermittent employees who are identified as full-time employees. This regulation would make FEHB coverage available to these newly eligible employees no later than January 2015.federal-employees-health-benefits-program-expansion-of-eligibility-to-certain-employees-on-temporaryFR-Doc-2014-17806
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program: Expanding Coverage of Children; Federal Flexible Benefits Plan: Pre-Tax Payment of Health Benefits Premiums: Conforming AmendmentsRule2013-2573410/30/2013OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) regulations regarding coverage for children up to age 26. The regulations also allow children … The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) regulations regarding coverage for children up to age 26. The regulations also allow children of same-sex domestic partners living in states that do not allow same-sex couples to marry to be covered family members under the FEHB and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).federal-employees-health-benefits-program-and-federal-employees-dental-and-vision-insurance-programFR-Doc-2013-25734
Phased RetirementProposed Rule2013-1318206/05/2013OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel Management OfficeThe Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proposing to implement phased retirement, a new human resources tool that allows full-time employees to work a part-time schedule while beginning to draw retirement benefits. Section 100121 o … The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proposing to implement phased retirement, a new human resources tool that allows full-time employees to work a part-time schedule while beginning to draw retirement benefits. Section 100121 of the ``Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act,'' or ``MAP-21,'' authorizes phased retirement under the Civil Service Retirement System and the Federal Employees' Retirement System and requires OPM to publish regulations implementing phased retirement. The purpose of phased retirement is to allow the Federal Government to continue to benefit from the services of experienced employees who might otherwise choose to retire. These proposed regulations inform agencies and employees about who may elect phased retirement, what benefits are provided in phased retirement, how an annuity is computed during and after phased retirement, and how employees fully retire from phased retirement.phased-retirementFR-Doc-2013-13182
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