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Frequently Asked Questions Insurance

Can I increase my FEGLI life insurance coverage if I am deployed as a civilian in support of a contingency operation?

Yes, Public Law 110-417, the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act, allows new FEGLI life insurance election opportunities for certain employees. The new election applies if you are a civilian employee eligible for FEGLI who is deployed in support of a contingency operation as defined by section 101 (a) (13) of Title 10.

You may elect Basic, Option A and Option B (up to the maximum of 5 multiples). You must make the election on the FEGLI election form within 60 days after the date of notification of your deployment in support of a contingency operation.

Contact your employing agency human resources office for more information. More details available in BAL 08-204 and BAL 12-201.

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