ForYourBenefit Radio Program

Listen live to ForYourBenefit each Monday morning at 10:05 EST on 1500 AM in the Washington DC metro area or online at Or, if you prefer, listen on your own schedule -- all shows are archived and available 24/7.

ForYourBenefit is NITP’s weekly radio show which features information and discussion on topics of interest to the Federal employee, including Federal Benefits, financial and retirement planning, and other issues.

Guests and topics change weekly –In 2016, our guests will help you plan and navigate through retirement issues and concerns.

December 5, 2016
Open Season with Kaiser Permanente

This week on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome Gavin Toner, manager of Mid Atlantic Federal Health Plans for Kaiser Permanente and Dr. Doug Cappiello, Kaiser Permanente’s Northern Virginia physician in chief, to the studio.  

With only one time of year to shop for new health plans and up to $10,000 in annual cost differential to Federal Employees, and between the dozens of health plans you have to choose from, taking the time to research your options couldn't be more important.

Listen in to get a first-hand take on not only what the Kaiser Permanente plan options are, but how its unique integrated system works. Choosing the right health plan for you is not just a financial choice, but one about medical quality and patient experience, which can differ between plans.  

Federal employees can find out more about Kaiser Permanente’s FEHB plans by visiting their

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December 12, 2016 - Ken Gold, Director of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University will be our in-studio guest.

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