|FPA Executive Director in Atlanta to visit CDC on May 16, 2013.
FPA needs a sponsor at Fort Belvoir to set up a briefing for Army physicians. Call 877-333-7497 to help.
The Office of Management and Budget will be providing DOD an additional $4 billion for the FY 2013 budget, hopefully further limiting furloughs.
Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) has introduced legislation to abolish the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program for federal employees and require federal employees to obtain insurance from health insurance exchanges.
Because of continued controversary over federal pay, and the fact that the GS pay system was established in 1949, three members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have asked the General Accountability Office to report on whether the GS system appropriately compensates federal employees.
The Federal Physicians Association has sent a letter to Congress asking for a new report on the pay, by specialty and geographic area, of all federal physicians. FPA has sent a letter to the Office of Personnel Management asking for detail on physician pay by Category to learn if there were inequities in physician pay.
BOP physicians have notified FPA that the amount of their PCA has been reduced as a result of performance. Performance is not part of the calcualtion for the amount of the PCA, and FPA has written to BOP to ask that all BOP officials be notified of the purpose of the PCA.