Proposed Changes to USPS Health Benefits in the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022
The Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (PSRA; H.R. 3076) includes a number of provisions that would alter the authority and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the Postal Regulatory Commission. Section 101 of the PSRA includes reforms intended to reduce USPS’s future retiree health liability by requiring eligible postal retirees to enroll in Medicare Part B and by providing retiree drug coverage through Medicare Part D. This Insight provides an overview of how Section 101 of the PSRA would change USPS worker and retiree health benefits.