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Open Season Announcements

Federal Benefits Open Season

Open Season is held annually from mid-November to mid-December. During Open Season you can enroll, change, or cancel your enrollment for the following benefits.

  • Health Insurance (FEHB)
  • Dental & Vision Supplemental coverage (FEDVIP)
  • Flexible Savings Accounts (FSA)

Outside of Open Season there are limited life events that allow you to make a change. Visit these websites for more information: FEHB, FEDVIP, FSA.


Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)

The most recent Open Season for FLTCIP closed on June 24, 2011. If you're in an eligible group, you can apply at any time using the full underwriting application.

Visit the Long Term Care website for more information.


Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

There isn't an open season period for the Thrift Savings Plan. You may start, stop, or change your TSP contributions at any time using Employee Express.

Visit the TSP website for more information.


Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program

The FEGLI Program does not have regular recurring open seasons. The last one was held in 2004; they occur very infrequently.

Increases or decreases in coverage - You can enroll or increase your coverage outside of an open season if you have a qualifying life event or you are approved after submitting medical information. You may decrease or waive coverage at any time by completing an SF-2817 and forwarding it to your Benefits Specialist.

Visit the FEGLI website for more information.


Questions?  Contact your Benefits Specialist for assistance.




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