If you’re a new federal employee enrolling for the first time, or are ready to switch your health plan, the information below can help. You just need to pick the MHBP plan for you. New hires have 60 days to enroll for health coverage. Don't miss your chance to make the choice that’s sure to benefit you.
If you’re enrolling during Open Season for 2018 benefits, you have from November 13 to December 11, 2017 to enroll or change your enrollment. For most people, 2018 benefits will begin on the first day of the first full pay period of 2018. Verify your effective date with the agency or retirement system that maintains your health benefits enrollment.
Once you have chosen the right MHBP plan for you, just visit your agency’s online enrollment system and use the enrollment code from the chart below. If you're not sure what system to use, see the information below the chart for helpful links.
|Standard Option||Consumer Option||Value Plan|
|Self Plus One||456||483||416|
|Self and Family||455||482||415|
Most employees can enroll and make enrollment changes online using one of several secure online systems, depending on the agency you work for. Visit OPM’s Healthcare Enrollment page for instructions and links to each online system.
If your agency doesn't offer online enrollment, see your employing office for an Employee Health Benefits Election Form. Fill it out and return it to the designated individual for your agency.
For more information on FEHBP enrollment choose from the following links:
During Open Season, Annuitants can make enrollment changes online using OPM's Open Season Online system.
Outside of Open Season, Annuitants should use one of the options provided below to make an enrollment change:
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except major holidays