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It’s health plan open enrollment season for many employees, including federal workers. Choosing a healthcare plan can be daunting, but experts say it’s crucial to spend some time reviewing changes to this year’s options, as well as your family’s potential healthcare needs. The editors of the Consumer Checkbook’s annual Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees join us to discuss what you need to know to make smart choices for 2016.
- Walt Francis Editor, "Washington Consumers' Checkbook 2016 Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees" (Pub: Washington Consumers' Checkbook)
- Robert Krughoff President, "Washington Consumers' Checkbook"
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