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For coverage/benefits/provider questions regarding the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, you must contact the individual FEDVIP plan(s). You can find plan websites and phone numbers below.
Nationwide plans include nationwide and international coverage.
Regional plans provide coverage in designated locations. Regional plans do not provide international coverage.
For enrollment/premium questions regarding the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, please contact BENEFEDS at 1-877-888-FEDS (1-877-888-3337), TTY 1-877-889-5680.
You must use BENEFEDS to enroll or change enrollment in a FEDVIP plan. BENEFEDS is a secure enrollment website sponsored by OPM. If you do not have access to a computer, call to enroll or change your enrollment.
The BENEFEDS phone representatives can be reached by phone during the following hours:
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All vision plans provide nationwide and international coverage.
OPM is no longer producing the Guide to Federal Benefits (Guide) beginning with the 2016 benefit year. This will include both the printed and online versions of the Guide. We have determined that it is no longer cost effective to produce the Guide and due to the implementation of the Going Green Initiative in 2010, an increasing number of agencies are turning toward online resources for information about the federal benefits programs instead of ordering printed copies of the Guide.
Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program
FEHB for Tribal Employers
Federal Employee’s Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)
Flexible Savings Accounts (FSAFEDS)
Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)
For enrollment/premium questions regarding the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, please contact BENEFEDS at 1(877)888-3337. To enroll in FEDVIP, please visit www.BENEFEDS.com.
You can use the Compare Plans application to compare dental and/or vision plans in your area.
Please note: This is only a summary of benefits. Please reveiw the plan brochures for more detail.
If you live outside of the United States:
You can enroll in one of the plans listed in the International Dental Premium Chart. These plans provide coverage for services received outside the United States.
If you live inside the United States:
Your rates are determined based on where you live. This is called a rating area. To find your bi-weekly or monthly Dental premium, you must first find your rating area in the file below.
To find your Dental rating area, use the Dental Rating Area Chart.
To find your bi-weekly or monthly Dental premium, match your rating area with your desired FEDVIP plan in the Dental Premium Chart.
For enrollment/premium questions regarding the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program, please contact BENEFEDS at 1(877) 888-3337. To enroll in FEDVIP, please visit the BENEFEDS website.
Your rates are not based on where you live or rating areas. Please see the Vision Premium Chart for your bi-weekly or monthly premiums.
* Hearing impaired users may utilize the Federal Relay Service by dialing 1-800-877-8339** to reach a Communications Assistant (CA). The CA will dial the requested number and relay the conversation between a standard (voice) telephone user and text telephone (TTY) user.
** Visiting the Federal Relay Service website will provide access to additional Toll-Free and Toll Access Numbers.