Click here to skip navigation
An official website of the United States Government.

Open Season Resources

Informational Webcasts

2013 Live Webcasts

Introduction to Open Season

  • What is Open Season?
  • What benefit programs are involved?
  • How do I enroll?
  • What are the effective dates?
  • Where can I get help?

The Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)

  • What dental and vision benefits are available?
  • Why would I need supplemental Dental and Vision insurance?
  • How much does it cost?
  • How do I pick a plan?

The Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS)

  • What is a flexible spending account?
  • How does it work?
  • What expenses are eligible for reimbursement?
  • Where can I get more information?

2013 Recorded Webcasts

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB): Do I Have the Right Health Plan?

  • What kinds of health plans are available?
  • What should I consider in picking a health plan?
  • How can I compare health plans available to me?

Medicare and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB)

  • What is Medicare?
  • How much does Medicare cost?
  • When can I enroll in Medicare?
  • How does Medicare coordinate benefits with the FEHB Program?
  • Should I enroll in Medicare?

Quality in Healthcare

  • What is quality healthcare?
  • Does my health plan offer quality healthcare for me?
  • What are the top performing FEHB health plans?
  • What are members saying about their experience with FEHB health plans?

You can view the live webcasts at 1:30pm Eastern Time. To view the webcast online, you must use a broadband (high-speed) internet connection.

If you telework do not log onto the webcast through CITRIX.  Simply click on the link with a broadband connection.

The webcast stream will become active 24 hours before the webcast is scheduled to begin. Be sure to test the webcast stream during that 24 hour window. To test the webcast stream, click on the link below. If you have any issues, contact your office's IT help desk or your home internet service provider.

You will need Windows Media Player 9.x or higher to view the webcast.

If you are trying to watch the webcast on an Apple computer, please download the free ad-on for QuickTime Player. This will allow you to view the webcast which is a Windows Media Video file.

To view captioning:

The webcast and the captioning will run in two separate windows and will need to be run side by side. If you wish to view the captioning you will need to download a SUN Java plug-in. Go to the link and it will prompt you for the download if you do not already have it.

If you miss one of our shows, the recordings will be posted the day after they are broadcast.

Back to top

Control Panel