Employee Benefits


Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB)

To continue your health benefits enrollment into retirement , you must:

  1. Have retired on an immediate annuity (that is, an annuity which begins to accrue no later than one month after the date of your final separation)
  2. Have been continuously enrolled (or covered as a family member) in any FEHB Program plan (not necessarily the same plan) for the five years of service immediately preceding retirement, or if less than five years, for all service since your first opportunity to enroll.
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Federal Employee Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP)

Your FEDVIP coverage automatically continues when you retire if you are enrolled as an employee. There is no 5-year requirement for continuing FEDVIP into retirement. To be eligible for FEDVIP as a retiree, you must have retired with an immediate annuity (note: a FERS Minimum Retirement Age plus 10 annuity, postponed, counts as an immediate annuity). You can enroll in a FEDVIP dental plan and/or a FEDVIP vision plan for the first time as a retiree, even if you were never enrolled as an employee, as long as you have an immediate annuity.
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Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)

When you retire, you are eligible to continue FEGLI if the following requirements are met.

  1. You are entitled to retire on an immediate annuity under a retirement system for civilian employees;
  2. You have been insured for the 5 years of service immediately before the starting date of your annuity, or for the full period(s) of service during which you were eligible to be insured if less than 5 years;
  3. You are enrolled in FEGLI on the date of retirement; and You have not converted to an individual policy
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Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)

You can continue FLTCIP coverage into retirement. Coverage is fully portable. If you are already enrolled in FLTCIP when you retire, your coverage will continue as long as you pay your premiums. You do not have to be enrolled for any minimum length of time before retiring in order to continue coverage into retirement.
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Thrift Savings Plan

If you're considering retirement, now is the time to start thinking about what to do with your TSP account. You can leave your account with the TSP or choose one of several withdrawal options.
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

FSAFEDS allows you to save money for health care expenses with a Health Care or Limited Expense Health Care FSA. Think of it as a savings account that helps you pay for items that typically aren’t covered by your FEHB Plan,
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Benefits Officer

As an employee, you may need to contact a Benefits Advisor for information or assistance with benefit questions or transactions; To find a Benefits Officer
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