5:1.0.1.2.81.2.100 | SUBJGRP 100
| **Cost-of-Living Allowances and Post Differentials** | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.100.1 | SECTION 591.201
| 591.201 Definitions. | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.100.2 | SECTION 591.202
| 591.202 Why does the Government pay COLAs | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.100.3 | SECTION 591.203
| 591.203 Why does the Government pay post differentials | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.100.4 | SECTION 591.204
| 591.204 Who can receive COLAs and post differentials | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.100.5 | SECTION 591.205
| 591.205 Which areas are nonforeign areas | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101 | SUBJGRP 101
| **Cost-of-Living Allowances** | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.6 | SECTION 591.206
| 591.206 How does OPM establish COLA areas | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.7 | SECTION 591.207
| 591.207 Which areas are COLA areas | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.8 | SECTION 591.208
| 591.208 How does OPM establish COLA rates | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.9 | SECTION 591.209
| 591.209 What is a price index | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.10 | SECTION 591.210
| 591.210 What are weights | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.11 | SECTION 591.211
| 591.211 What are the categories of consumer expenditures | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.12 | SECTION 591.212
| 591.212 How does OPM select survey items | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.13 | SECTION 591.213
| 591.213 What prices does OPM collect | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.14 | SECTION 591.214
| 591.214 How does OPM collect prices | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.15 | SECTION 591.215
| 591.215 Where does OPM collect prices in the COLA and DC areas | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.16 | SECTION 591.216
| 591.216 How does OPM combine survey data for the DC area and for COLA areas with multiple survey areas | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.17 | SECTION 591.217
| 591.217 In which outlets does OPM collect prices | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.18 | SECTION 591.218
| 591.218 How does OPM compute price indexes | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.19 | SECTION 591.219
| 591.219 How does OPM compute shelter price indexes | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.20 | SECTION 591.220
| 591.220 How does OPM calculate energy utility cost indexes | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.21 | SECTION 591.221
| 591.221 How does OPM compute the consumer expenditure weights it uses to combine price indexes | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.22 | SECTION 591.222
| 591.222 How does OPM use the expenditure weights to combine price indexes | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.23 | SECTION 591.223
| 591.223 When does OPM conduct COLA surveys | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.24 | SECTION 591.224
| 591.224 How does OPM adjust price indexes between surveys | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.25 | SECTION 591.225
| 591.225 Which CPIs does OPM use | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.26 | SECTION 591.226
| 591.226 How does OPM apply the CPIs | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.27 | SECTION 591.227
| 591.227 What adjustment factors does OPM add to the price indexes | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.28 | SECTION 591.228
| 591.228 How does OPM convert the price index plus adjustment factor to a COLA rate | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.101.29 | SECTION 591.229
| 591.229 How does OPM inform agencies and employees of COLA rate changes | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.102 | SUBJGRP 102
| **Post Differentials** | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.102.30 | SECTION 591.230
| 591.230 When does OPM establish post differential areas | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.102.31 | SECTION 591.231
| 591.231 Which areas are post differential areas | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.102.32 | SECTION 591.232
| 591.232 How does OPM establish and review post differentials | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.102.33 | SECTION 591.233
| 591.233 Who can receive a post differential | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.102.34 | SECTION 591.234
| 591.234 Under what circumstances may people recruited locally receive a post differential | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103 | SUBJGRP 103
| **Program Administration** | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.35 | SECTION 591.235
| 591.235 When do COLA and post differential payments begin | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.36 | SECTION 591.236
| 591.236 When do COLA and post differential payments end | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.37 | SECTION 591.237
| 591.237 Under what circumstances may employees on leave or travel receive a COLA and/or post differential | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.38 | SECTION 591.238
| 591.238 How do agencies pay COLAs and post differentials | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.39 | SECTION 591.239
| 591.239 How do agencies treat COLAs and post differentials for the purpose of overtime pay and other entitlements | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.40 | SECTION 591.240
| 591.240 How are agency and employee representatives involved in the administration of the COLA and post differential programs | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.41 | SECTION 591.241
| 591.241 What are the key activities of the COLA Advisory Committees | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.42 | SECTION 591.242
| 591.242 What is the tenure of a COLA Advisory Committee | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.43 | SECTION 591.243
| 591.243 How many members are on each COLA Advisory Committee | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.103.44 | SECTION 591.244
| 591.244 How does OPM select COLA Advisory Committee members | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.104.45.12 | APPENDIX Appendix A
| Appendix A to Subpart B of Part 591 - Places and Rates at Which Allowances Are Paid | |

5:1.0.1.2.81.2.104.45.13 | APPENDIX Appendix B
| Appendix B to Subpart B of Part 591 - Places and Rates At Which Differentials Are Paid | |