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Frequently Asked Questions Insurance

I completed a Designation of Beneficiary (SF 2823) last year. Now I want my life insurance proceeds to be paid according to the order of precedence. What should I do?

If you have a prior Designation of Beneficiary on file with your human resources office (or OPM's Retirement Office if retired), and you now wish for benefits to be paid by the order of precedence, file a new Designation of Beneficiary and state "Cancel Prior Designations" as instructed on page 2.

To see the order of precedence, visit the FEGLI Handbook.

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