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2008 FEHB Withholdings and Contribution Rates

Number: 07-308

Subject: 2008 FEHB Withholdings and Contribution Rates

Date: October 9, 2007

The official Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) withholdings and contribution rates for 2008 are available in a PDF file format on the OPM website at  These are the only rates that agency payroll providers should use to update their systems and are effective for pay periods beginning after December 31, 2007.

The FEHB withholdings and contribution rates are also available in an ASCII and Excel file format.  If you are a subscriber to “FINPAY” listserv, you will receive these files.  If you are not a FINPAY subscriber and want these files, please email us at, using “Want FEHB Rates” as the subject.  We will email you the rate files.

If you have questions about this letter, we would prefer that you email us at  You may call us on 202-606-0606.

Kenneth T. Harris, Acting Chief
Financial Reporting and Policy Group
Center for Financial Services
Control Panel