OPM: Your Personnel Office after Retirement - What to Know Now!

December 26, 2016

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This week on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, and co-host Tammy Flanagan, NITP Senior Benefits Director welcome host Phil Gardner, Human Resources Specialist, Benefits Officers Training and Development at OPM. 

Tune in to learn about:

Understanding the process of leaving employment and becoming an annuitant:

  • The CSRS and FERS retirement application
  • Continuation of FEGLI after retirement
  • Health insurance continuation requirements
  • Former spouse considerations

Consider what decisions to make when planning to retire, including:

  • Electing survivor benefits
  • Choosing a retirement date
  • Continuation of health and life insurance into retirement
  • Deciding to fully retire or enter phased retirement

Introduction to the U. S. Office of Personnel Management's retirement services - your "personnel office" after you retire:

  • Annual Open Season for insurance
  • Life changes after retirement:  marriage, divorce, widow
  • When retirees move after retirement... What should they keep in mind?
  • How do retirees contact OPM after retirement?

For questions or comments, email us in advance at ForYourBenefit@nitpinc.com or call 202-465-3080 this coming Monday.  Program begins at 10:05 ET and questions/comments are accepted.


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