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2011-03-24 08:45:00

GLEN BURNIE, Md., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PlanSmartChoice, an online suite of health plan selection tools, recently named their top ten health plans in the FEHB program. The APWU Health Plan was among the carriers recognized as a PlanSmartChoice Plus Award recipient. PlanSmartChoice was developed to give postal and federal employees a tool to help them choose the best health carrier for their needs. The award is based on PlanSmartChoice results and user satisfaction...

2011-03-11 09:00:00

GLEN BURNIE, Md., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2010 the APWU Health Plan in a joint venture with UnitedHealthcare introduced an innovative diabetes management program to its Consumer Driven Option members. The program is the first of it's kind in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program and was an immediate success. The goal of the program is to offer financial incentives to promote good diabetes management. With the APWU Health Plan's Diabetes Management...

2010-10-15 08:35:00

GLEN BURNIE, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- APWU Health Plan announces new rates and benefits for 2011. APWU Health Plan continues to offer comprehensive health care to America's Workforce at a competitive premium. The average rate increase for the FEHB Program in 2011 is 7.2 percent. For the tenth straight year, the APWU Health Plan's rate increase was below the FEHB average. The exceptionally rated High Option sees a 7 percent increase in its rate, while the versatile Consumer...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.