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Open Season Announcements

Health

The Federal Benefits Open Season will begin November 10, 2014 and continue through December 8, 2014. The following programs will be participating: 1) Federal Employees’ Health Benefits (FEHB) Program; 2) Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Program; and 3) Federal Employees’ Dental & Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). For additional information, refer to the Open Season Announcements listed below.

Representatives from the programs will be participating in the Federal Benefits Open Season Fair. Scheduled fairs are as follows:

  • November 4 (Tuesday) – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Durham, NC – 615 Davis Drive KeyStone Building, Conf Rooms 1003 A & B
  • November 18 (Tuesday) – 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. – Baltimore, MD – Biomedical Research Center/BRC Atrium (251 Bayview Blvd/Ste 100)
  • November 20 (Thursday) – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Bethesda, MD – Natcher Building (Building 45), Atrium

Federal Employees’ Health Benefits (FEHB) Program

FEHB Open Season - The open season for the Federal Employees' Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will begin November 10, 2014 and continue through December 8, 2014. For detailed information, please refer to the FEHB Open Season Announcement.

Use myPay External Web Site Disclaimer to enroll, cancel, or make a change to your FEHB enrollment. All open season elections will be effective January 11, 2015. If you do not submit an open season election, your current enrollment will continue in 2015, subject to any changes identified in your plan brochure. Even if you are completely satisfied with your current health plan, please review your 2015 plan brochure and make sure you are aware of all changes made within your plan, including changes in premiums, coverage offered, and providers.

Federal Employees’ Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)

FEDVIP Open Season - The open season for the Federal Employees' Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) will begin November 10, 2014 and continue through December 8, 2014. For detailed information, please refer to the FEDVIP Open Season Announcement.

Use the BENEFEDS Portal External Web Site Disclaimer to enroll, cancel, or make a change to your FEDVIP enrollment.

You may also enroll, cancel or make changes by calling 1-877-888-3337 (TTY: 1-877-889-5680). All open season elections will be effective January 1, 2015. If you do not submit an open season election, your current enrollment will continue in 2015, subject to any changes identified in your plan brochure. Even if you are completely satisfied with your current plan, please review your 2015 plan brochure and make sure you are aware of all changes made within your plan, including changes in premiums, coverage offered, and providers.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Program

FSA Open Season - The open season for the Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Program will begin November 10, 2014 and continue through December 8, 2014. For detailed information, please refer to the FSA Open Season Announcement.

Use the FSAFEDS website External Web Site Disclaimer if you wish to enroll in a FSA for 2015. You may also enroll by calling 877-372-3337 (TTY: 1-800-952-0450). All open season elections will be effective January 1, 2015. If you are currently enrolled in a FSA, your current enrollment will not automatically continue into 2015. To participate, you must re-enroll.

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

TSP Open Season - The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) no longer has open seasons. You may start, stop, or change your TSP contributions at any time via myPay. External Web Site Disclaimer

Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program

The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program does not have regular recurring open seasons. Enrollments and increases External Web Site Disclaimer (OPM) in coverage are allowed outside of an open season. You may decrease or waive coverage at any time by completing an SF-2817 .pdf icon  External Web Site Disclaimer and forwarding it to your benefits contact.

Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)

The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) does not have annual open seasons. So you really can't count on a future open season at any time soon. AND — there is no guarantee that any future open season will offer abbreviated underwriting. BUT — you do NOT need to wait for an open season! If you're in an eligible group External Web Site Disclaimer (LTCFEDS), you can apply at any time, using the full underwriting application External Web Site Disclaimer (LTCFEDS). Please visit www.ltcfeds.com External Web Site Disclaimer for information.

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