Summary: H.R.2705 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (07/31/1989)

Provides that in order to compute the average total premium of the six health benefit plans for determining the Government's share of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) premiums, the indemnity benefit plan premium in effect at the beginning of each such contract year shall be deemed to be: (1) for 1990, the 1989 premium adjusted by the average increase or decrease of the premiums of the other five benefit plans for contract year 1990; and (2) for 1991, the premium deemed to have been in effect in 1990 adjusted by the average increase or decrease of the premiums for the other five health benefit plans for contract year 1991, unless comprehensive reform legislation regarding such premiums is enacted before commencement of negotiations of rates and benefits for 1991.

Declares that separate percentages shall be computed under this Act with respect to enrollments for self alone and enrollments for self and family.

Requires the Director of the Office of Personnel Management to transmit recommendations to the Congress for comprehensive reform of FEHBP.