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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Contact: OPM Office of Communications
Tel: (202) 606-2402

Improvements in FEDVIP for Plan Year 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has selected insurance carriers to provide comprehensive, accessible and competitively priced dental and vision coverage through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP), effective January 1, 2021. The contract term is seven (7) years.

The competitive application process allowed OPM to strengthen the FEDVIP program through increased focus on wellness and education. OPM improved quality assurance, financial reporting processes, and enhanced fraud waste and abuse (FWA) requirements. In the 2021 plan year, the number of FEDVIP dental carriers will increase from 10 to 12. The number of vision carriers will increase from 4 to 5. OPM anticipates no disruption of enrollee’s continuity of services.

Eligible individuals may enroll, cancel, or change their enrollment during the Federal Benefits Open Season this year, November 9 to December 14, 2020.

 2021 Dental Carriers

  • Nationwide/International
    • Aetna Dental PPO
    • Delta Dental PPO
    • BCBS FEP Blue Dental
    • GEHA Dental PPO
    • MetLife Dental PPO
    • United Concordia PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Dental PPO (New)
  • Regional
    • Dominion Dental EPO (New)
    • Emblem Health
    • HealthPartners (New)
    • Humana EPO/PPO
    • Triple S Salud

 2021 Vision Carriers

  • Nationwide/International
    • Aetna Vision
    • BCBS FEP Vision
    • MetLife Vision (New)
    • UnitedHealthcare Vision
    • VSP

The Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP) has 3.3 million unique enrollees. This includes 1.7 million enrollees enrolled in both programs.  In total, the program provides dental and vision benefits to a total of 6.9 million Federal employees, uniformed service members, retirees and their family members. It provides comprehensive dental and vision insurance at competitive group rates with leading dental and vision carriers. FEDVIP enrollees give the program high marks for quality and value.

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