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How long will my FEHB coverage continue while I'm on active duty?

FEHB law (5 U.S.C. 8905a) permits you to continue your FEHB enrollment for up to 24 months if you were called to active duty on or after September 14, 2001, and meet certain requirements. You must:

  1. be enrolled in an FEHB plan;
  2. be a member of a reserve component of the armed forces;
  3. be called or ordered to active duty in support of a contingency operation (as defined in section 101(a)(13) of title 10 U.S.C.);
  4. be placed on leave without pay or separated from service to perform active duty; and
  5. serve on active duty for a period of more than 30 consecutive days.

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