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Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program

The following topics are covered on this page:

Key FEHB Facts:

  • Coverage continues each year unless you make a change
  • There are no waiting periods and no pre-existing condition limitations
  • All nationwide FEHB plans offer international coverage
  • The government pays about 70% of the premium cost
  • You’re saving money on premiums since they are pre-tax (premium conversion)
  • You are automatically under premium conversion unless you elect to waive it
  • Open Season is an annual event that allows changes to FEHB

General Information


Use Employee Express to enroll, change, and cancel your FEHB coverage during Open Season and for some qualifying life events. If you do not see your event available in Employee Express, contact your Benefits Specialist for assistance.

Health Plan and Premium Information

Coverage after separation or no longer eligible



Temporary Continuation of Coverage (TCC)

TCC enrollment:



Contact your Benefits Specialist for assistance

FEHB Modification for Certain Temporary and other Employees

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