Review the new 2014 Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Handbook
Answering your questions about Healthcare and Insurance
Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
If you have a valid common law marriage (with a spouse of the opposite sex), your spouse is considered an eligible family member.
If you have a valid common law marriage, your spouse is considered an eligible family member.
If the coverage is not assigned, and there is no court order or designation of beneficiary on file, the Office of Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (OFEGLI) will pay benefits based on the order of precedence. A common law spouse may be recognized based on the laws of the state in which the insured was domiciled.
If your common law spouse is your legal spouse for tax purposes, expenses incurred by him/her can be eligible expenses under your FSAFEDS account.
Your common law spouse is eligible to apply for FLTCIP coverage, provided your state of residence recognizes common law marriage.