This page can be found on the web at the following url: http://www.opm.gov/retire/faq/post/index.asp
The “Post Retirement” section of the website provides information
useful to retirees and their families. There are many events in a retiree’s
life that might affect their benefits. You can learn about them through
these "Frequently Asked Questions" as well as the "Post
Retirement" section of the website available from the navigation bar
New Retiree – Provides information
frequently requested by new retirees including changing health and life insurance
options, COLAs, annuity payments, and taxable portions of annuity.
Family Benefits – Here are frequently
asked questions and answers about survivor benefit elections, court-ordered
benefits, and children's benefits.
Benefit Adjustments - Informs about
changes to annuity such as COLAs, Social Security, disability retirements, re-employment,
and life insurance.
Cost of Living Adjustments - Here
are frequently asked questions and answers about Cost-of-Living Adjustments
to retirement benefits.
Death Benefits – Covers the various
types of monthly and lump sum benefits due from the death of retirees, and survivors.
This includes potential monthly benefits for spouses, former spouses,
children, and students.
Address and Withholding Changes - Here
are frequently asked questions and answers about changing your mailing address,
direct deposit registration, Federal and State income tax, allotments, or savings
bonds withholdings from your annuity payment.