Open season, the annual period when Postal Service employees can change their health benefits or enroll in a new plan, begins Monday, Nov. 14.
A variety of health, vision and dental coverage is available through the following plans and programs:
• Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program;
• USPS Health Benefits Plan (USPSHBP), for noncareer employees;
• Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP); and
• Flexible spending accounts (FSAs).
The Postal Service and FEHB carriers will provide a variety of virtual events and resources, such as mailers, articles, flyers, fairs and webinars.
The open season LiteBlue page has tools to help you prepare, including frequently asked questions, informational videos and a link to a health plan website from Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees.
Checkbook enables you to compare costs of FEHB plans side by side, so you can evaluate services and costs, including premiums, copays and deductibles.
Additional information will be provided throughout open season, which concludes Monday, Dec. 12.