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Benefits Events Calendar

Date

Event or Announcement

Time

Location

11/4/2014

Federal Benefits Open Season Fair (Research Triangle Park, NC)

No registration required

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

NIEHS/Keystone Building/Conf Rooms 1003A &B

11/10/2014 – 12/8/2014

Federal Benefits Open Season for the following programs:

  1. Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program;
  2. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Program; and
  3. Federal Employees Dental & Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)

Additional information will be forthcoming.  Please note that myPay external link icon (DFAS) access is required for FEHB Open Season changes.  If you have misplaced your myPay Login and/or Password, refer to topic #7 in the Newsletter.

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11/18/2014

Federal Benefits Open Season Fair (Baltimore) 

No registration required

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Biomedical Research Center/Atrium (251 Bayview Blvd/Ste 100)

11/20/2014

Federal Benefits Open Season Fair (Bethesda)         

No registration required

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

Natcher Building (Bldg 45)/Atrium

Additional Events/Classes

Class Dates: See Schedule
Event: Pre-Retirement Seminar-FERS
Comments: LMS Action Must Be Submitted.

Class Dates: See Schedule
Event:
Pre-Retirement Seminar-CSRS
Comments: LMS Action Must Be Submitted

Class Dates: See Schedule
Event: Mid-Career Retirement Seminar-FERS
Comments: LMS Action Must Be Submitted

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*No registration required. Attendees should obtain supervisor’s approval prior to attending.Attendance is open on a first-come first-served basis. Once all seats have been filled, the seminar will be closed. The Retirement Seminar is for all employees covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), CSRS-Offset, and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). This session gives you an overview of retirement. There will also be a presentation by a representative from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Peg McCann, Benefits and Payroll Liaison Branch, at 301-496-5620 or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339). Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.

** The Service Days are for the benefit of federal civilian employees enrolled in the respective health plans above who have questions or problems with their enrollments or claims. These are one-on-one meetings with the plan representative. No appointment is necessary. These Service Days are not for IRTAs, Visiting Fellows, Commissioned Officers, etc.

*** No registration required. Attendees should obtain supervisor’s approval prior to attending. The maximum room capacity is 100. Attendance is open on a first-come first-served basis. Once all seats have been filled, the seminar will be closed. This is a two-part seminar. Part 1 covers the advantages of participating in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and provides information on the TSP Investment Funds and Participant Statements. Part 2 provides information on the loan program, in-service withdrawals, post-service withdrawals, spouse’s rights, and death benefits. Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Peg McCann, Benefits and Payroll Liaison Branch, at 301-496-5620 or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339). Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.

**** Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Peg McCann, Benefits and Payroll Liaison Branch, at 301-496-5620 or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339). Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.

*****Each “Yam Jam” is hosted in Yammer and will allow open Q&A discussions covering Federal benefits such as retirement, health benefits, life insurance, dental and vision insurance, and the Thrift Savings Plan. To participate, do the following: 1) create a Yammer account at https://www.yammer.com/hhs.gov external link icon, if you do not already have one; 2) contact Sandra Scarbrough at Sandra.scarbrough@nih.gov or 301-435-3654 to receive an email invitation to the event; and 3) on the day of the event, click on the link provided in your e-mail invitation to begin. For questions about Yammer, please contact Sandra Scarbrough. For information on “Yam Jam” content or future sessions, please contact Jason Duncan at jason.duncan@nih.gov or 301-402-6516. (NOTE: All NIH employees must create an account for Yammer using their @nih.gov email addresses. Yammer will not accept @mail.nih.gov or IC specific email addresses.)

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