The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: Program Design, Recent Performance and Implications for Medicare Reform
This report provides a basic description of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program's (FEHBP) structure, benefits, financing, and operations. The report also assesses FEHBP's recent performance in a variety of areas, including cost increases, benefit changes, access to providers, and risk selection. It concludes with a brief discussion of the implications of the FEHBP experience for Medicare reform proposals.
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