Weekend update

The lame duck session of Congress continues. Here is a link to the Week in Congress that looks a week back and a link to the Hill that looks week forward.

The Federal Benefits Open Season continues this week. OPM is holding a Google hangout tomorrow afternoon. The Federal Times is  holding its own Open Season webcast on Wednesday at noon. Of course, federal agencies have been holding Open Season events for their employees and annuitants since last month.

HHS extended the deadline for contributing entities, including FEHB plans, to submit their headcounts and banking information for ACA transitional reinsurance fee purposes from last Saturday until December 5. The FEHBlog understand that the pay.gov site which processes this information has been a little troublesome to users/