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OPM Breach Draws Attention to Government’s IT Shared Services Adoption; Samuel Schumach, John Marshall Comment

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement citing the possible association of an Interior Department-run shared services data center with a breach that may have exposed records of 4 million current and former federal employees at the Office of Personnel Management, Government Executive reported Friday. Although the potential link …

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OPM: 5 Health Plans for Feds to Drop Coverage in 2015

The Office of Personnel Management said five health insurance plans in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will discontinue coverage on Nov. 10 and the change could affect up to 25,000 current and retired federal employees, GovExec reported Friday. Eric Katz reports that United Healthcare of the Midwest, Coventry Health Care, Total Health Care USA, Anthem Healthkeepers and Optima Health …

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Federal-Postal Coalition Hosts Call on the Consequesnces of Furloughs

The Federal-Postal Coalition moderated a conference call last week that tried to tackle the effects of the partial government shutdown on furloughed workers, GovExec reported Friday. Eric Katz writes Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) a federal employee advocate, and journalists joined the discussion with an unspecified number of furloughed workers. For the …

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