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    Statement

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Wednesday, November 02, 2011
    Contact: Jennifer Dorsey
    Tel: 202-606-2402

    OPM Announces 2011 Open Season Webcasts

    Washington, DC - Beginning November 2, 2011, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will host a series of Webcasts for federal employees and retirees that will educate and inform on the Open Season process. The webcasts will discuss topics such as "Introduction to Open Season," "Do I have the Right Health Benefits Program?" and "The Federal Flexible Spending Account Program."

    Each webcast will begin at 1:30 p.m. EST and will require a broadband (high-speed) internet connection. If you are viewing the webcasts from an office, due to bandwidth issues, the webcast should be viewed in one central location. The webcast stream will be available 24 hours before the webcast stream is scheduled to begin. You will need Windows Media Player 9.x or higher to view the webcast.

    What: 2011 Open Season Webcasts

    When: Introduction to Open Season
    Wednesday, November 2
    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EST

    The Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)
    Tuesday, November 8
    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EST

    The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFEDS)
    Thursday, November 10
    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EST

    The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB): Do I have the Right Health Plan?
    Tuesday, November 15
    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EST

    Medicare and the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program (FEHB)
    Thursday, November 17
    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EST

    Where: You can view the webcast at http://pointers.audiovideoweb.com/stcasx/il83winlive3146/play.asx.

    You can view the webcast with captioning at: http://textcast.peoplesupport.com/textcast.asp?stream=usopm

    You can watch recordings of the webcasts at: www.opm.gov/insure/openseason/videos.asp

     

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    Our mission is to Recruit, Retain and Honor a World-Class Workforce to Serve the American People. OPM supports U.S. agencies with personnel services and policy leadership including staffing tools, guidance on labor-management relations and programs to improve work force performance.


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