Medicare and You

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Medicare is health insurance for people 65 and older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal...

Let's Get Started!

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Earning your vote as Health Plan Director is far and above one of the most exciting moments of my union career. Thanks to those that supported...

What's Up Doc?

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Postal employees who are injured on the job have the right to select their treating physician. Under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (...

Blue Water, Public Law 116-23 in Effect

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Blue Water Navy (BWN) Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, signed into law on June 25, 2019 went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The law presumes...

How to Support Someone You Know Who Is Misusing Opioids

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint of an article produced by Beacon Health Options, Inc. written by Beth Landau. It has been cut for...

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