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Retirees / Survivors Guide Me

Overview

Welcome to the insurance services website for Federal retirees and their survivors. Here, you will find various resources to help you and your family make informative choices regarding health, dental, vision, life, and long term care insurance. You can find information about each program by clicking on one of the links below. Each section includes common questions to help guide you to the information you need.

Choose a program to begin:

Health

As a Federal employee, you may be able to enroll in health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and apply for long term care insurance. You can find information about each program by clicking on one of the links below. Each section includes common questions to help guide you to the information you need. Learn More

Dental

Eligible employees and annuitants can choose among 4 nationwide and 3 regional dental plans. Nationwide plans also offer international coverage. Learn More

Vision

Eligible employees and annuitants can choose among 3 nationwide vision plans. Nationwide plans also offer international coverage. Learn More

Life

We offer the largest group life insurance program in the world, covering employees, retirees and family members. Learn More

Flexible Spending Accounts

Eligible employees can choose to enroll in up to three different flexible spending accounts during Open Season. Learn More

Long Term Care

Most Federal and U.S. Postal Service employees and annuitants, active and retired members of the uniformed services, and their qualified relatives are eligible to apply for insurance coverage under the FLTCIP. Learn More

Health

As a Federal employee, you may be able to enroll in health, dental, vision and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and apply for long term care insurance. You can find information about each program by clicking on one of the links below. Each section includes common questions to help guide you to the information you need.

Choose your question:

Dental

Eligible employees and annuitants can choose among 4 nationwide and 3 regional dental plans. Nationwide plans also offer international coverage.

Choose your question:

Vision

Eligible employees and annuitants can choose among 3 nationwide vision plans. Nationwide plans also offer international coverage.

Choose your question:

Life

Does my coverage change if I go back to work as a reemployed annuitant?

It depends. When you are reemployed in a position that makes you eligible for the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program, the Basic insurance you carried as an annuitant is suspended. You automatically get Basic insurance just like any other employee. Withholdings are made from your pay, even if you are over age 65. In addition, even if you are over age 65 your life insurance coverage as an employee will not reduce. The post-65 reductions can only affect retirees. Your employing office pays the government contribution instead of the Office of Personnel Management. The amount of your Basic insurance is based on your salary as an employee, before reduction of pay by the amount of your annuity. Accidental Death & Dismemberment is included.

Your agency’s Human Resources Office must contact OPM’s Retirement Operations Center to notify them of your status via the SF 1482 “Agency Certification of Status of Reemployed Annuitants”.

For more information on how reemployment affects Option A, Option B, and Option C, please see the FEGLI Handbook.

Related Questions

Flexible Spending Accounts

Eligible employees can choose to enroll in up to three different flexible spending accounts during Open Season.

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Long Term Care

Most Federal and U.S. Postal Service employees and annuitants, active and retired members of the uniformed services, and their qualified relatives are eligible to apply for insurance coverage under the FLTCIP.

Choose your question:

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