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Frequently Asked Questions Insurance

If I decide to terminate my coverage, will it be considered a break in coverage for meeting the requirements for continuing my FEHB after I retire?

No. The termination is not considered a break in the continuous enrollment necessary for continuing FEHB coverage during retirement. If you decide not to continue your coverage, your enrollment is terminated, not canceled. To avoid a gap in your coverage after you return to work, you must reinstate your enrollment on or before the last day of your TRICARE coverage. See our questions and answers on Return from Military Service.

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