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Payroll Office Letters

Note:

OPM ceased publication of the Payroll Office Letters on December 30, 2000. Starting with 2001, this information is now published in Benefits Administration Letters in the 300 series (i.e., the first Benefits Administration Letter providing information to agency payroll offices is BAL 01-301).

2000

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has Government wide responsibility and oversight for Federal benefits administration. This page contains the Benefits Administration Payroll Office Letters used to advise Federal agencies about various aspects of program administration.

Payroll Office Letters (POLs)
POL NumberDateTitle
P-00-01 03/15/00 Compendium of 1999 Payroll Office Letters
Attachment
P-00-02 01/27/00 Critical Year 2000 FEHB Open Season Information
Attachment
P-00-03 02/07/00 Critical FEHB Information- American Healthcare Trust
P-00-04 02/08/00 Health Insurance Premium Conversion
Attachment
P-00-05 02/24/00 March 2000 Headcount
Attachment
P-00-06 03/07/00 Termination of Humana Health Plan, Inc., (Enrollment Code TL) and Amended Instructions Regarding American Healthcare Trust, Inc.
P-00-07 03/16/00 The March Issue of Modernizing Today- Focusing on the Customer
Attachment
P-00-08 03/27/00 Annual Benefits Officers Conference
P-00-09 04/14/00 FEDMER Disability Pilot
Attachment
P-00-10 08/03/00 Enrollment Opportunity for Certain Health Alliance Benefit Plan (Code FX) Enrollees
P-00-11 05/04/00 Joint Benefit Officer/Payroll Office Meeting
P-00-12 06/27/00 FEGLI Option C Withholding Rate and Age Bands
P-00-13 07/13/00 FEHB Premium Conversion
P-00-14 08/10/00 The July Issue of Modernizing Today
Attachment
P-00-15 08/4/00 September 2000 Headcount
Attachments
P-00-16 08/2/00 HB-PC—Clarification of Reporting Requirements for Reemployed Annuitants
P-00-17 08/14/00 Federal Erroneous Retirement Coverage Corrections Act (FERCCA)
Attachments
P-00-18 08/11/00 Payroll Information Improvements
P-00-19 08/22/00 HB-PC Message on Earnings and Leave Statement
P-00-20 08/25/00 Health Benefits Premium Conversion- Benefits Administration Letter
Attachments
P-00-21 09/21/00 HB-PC -Requirements for "Survivor Annuitants" and Processing Reemployed Annuitant Waivers
P-00-22 09/21/00 Payroll Office Contact Directory
Attachment
P-00-23 10/11/00 Health Benefits Premium Conversion (HB-PC) for Employees in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
P-00-24 10/13/00 Joint Benefit Officer/Payroll Office Meeting
P-00-25 10/17/00 FEHB Clearinghouse
P-00-26 10/31/00 Calendar Year 2001 Interest Rate
Attachment
P-00-27 11/03/00 FERCCA — Updated Processing Guidelines
P-00-28 10/24/00 Year 2001 FEHB Open Season Information
P-00-29 11/03/00 FEHB Withholdings and Contributions for 2001 and Other Open Season Information
P-00-31 11/14/00 Additional Health Benefits Open Season Information
P-00-32 11/14/00 Rollback of CSRS and FERS Withholdings Rates
P-00-33 11/16/00 Annual Reporting Requirement
P-00-34 12/4/00 Joint Benefit Oficer/Payroll Office Meeting
P-00-35 12/04/00 The Modernizing Today November 2000 Issue - Web Based Services
Attachment
P-00-36 12/14/00 Federal Employees Health Benefits - Children's Equity Act

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1999

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has Government wide responsibility and oversight for Federal benefits administration. This page contains the Benefits Administration Payroll Office Letters used to advise Federal agencies about various aspects of program administration.

Payroll Office Letters (POLs)
POL NumberDateTitle
P-99-01 01/8/99 Compendium of 1998 Payroll Office Letters
P-99-02 01/8/99 Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance: New Codes for SF 50
P-99-03 01/26/99 Joint Benefit Officer Payroll Meeting
P-99-04 02/12/99 Termination of FEHBP Plans WellChoice, Code 3Z and HIP of New Jersey, Code P9
P-99-05 02/16/99 Modernizing Today
P-99-06 02/17/99 New Regulations on FEHB Disenrollment
P-99-07 02/17/99 New Premiums And Age Bands
P-99-08 03/05/99 March 1999 Headcount
P-99-09 03/08/99 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program: Termination of HIP Health Plan of Pennsylvania, Code 5J
P-99-10 04/01/99 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program: Termination Health Power HMO, Code XR
P-99-11 04/05/99 Joint Benefit Officer/Payroll Office Meeting
P-99-12 04/16/99 Joint Benefit Officer/Payroll Office Meeting
P-99-13 04/28/99 Immediate Attention FEGLI Withholding Rates
P-99-14 05/07/99 Reminder: Apply New FEGLI Withholding Rates for Daily Proration Rule
P-99-15 06/03/99 Commonly Used Forms Electronically Available
P-99-16 06/03/99 Modernizing Today - Issue Two
P-99-17 06/07/99 Quarterly Report of Health Benefits Enrollment
P-99-18 06/30/99 Reservists Serving in Kosovo, Bosnia
Attachments:
P-99-19 07/27/99 Child Support Enforcement Briefing
Attachments:
P-99-20 07/27/99 OPM Form 1523 - Supplemental Semiannual Headcount Report
P-99-21 09/03/99 September 1999 Headcount
P-99-22 10/21/99 Joint Benefit Officer/Payroll Office Meeting
P-99-23 10/26/99 Modernizing Today - Issue Three
P-99-24 11/3/99 Year 2000 FEHB Open Season Information
P-99-25 11/9/99 Calendar Year 2000 Interest Rate
Attachments:
P-99-26 11/16/99 Y2K Contingency Plan for RITS
P-99-27 11/30/99 Revised CSRS and FERS Withholding Rates
P-99-28 12/17/99 Additional Guidance for "FEGLI 99" Open Season

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1998

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has Government wide responsibility and oversight for Federal benefits administration. This page contains the Benefits Administration Payroll Office Letters used to advise Federal agencies about various aspects of program administration.

Payroll Office Letters (POLs)
POL NumberDateTitle
P-98-01 01/14/98 Compendium of 1997 Payroll Office Letters
P-98-02 02/20/98 March 1998 Headcount
P-98-03 04/24/98 Termination of Health Power HMO, Code 3R
P-98-04 04/24/98 Impact of Y2K on RITS
P-98-05 05/15/98 Agency Per Capita Contributions Annual Revenue Confirmation Reports
P-98-06 06/22/98 FERS Open Season
P-98-07 07/22/98 Electronic Transfer of Enrollment Transactions for Upcoming FEHB Program Open Season
P-98-08 08/26/98 Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance: The New FEGLI Handbook on CD
P-98-09 08/26/98 September 1998 Headcount
P-98-10 11/02/98 1999 Open Season Information
P-98-11 11/20/98 Conner Decision
P-98-12 11/10/98 Federal Employees Life Insurance Improvement Act
P-98-13 11/20/98 Revised CSRS and FERS Withholding Rates
P-98-14 11/27/98 Calendar Year 1999 Interest Rate.
P-98-14 11/27/98 Attachment to P-98-14 — Composite Interest Rate Table.
P-98-15 12/04/98 Revised CSRS Employee Withholding Rates

1997

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