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It's time to enroll with GEHA medical

Everything you need to know to join GEHA

It's time to enroll with GEHA medical

Are you a current GEHA member?

If you are a current GEHA member who is happy with your coverage, you don’t need to do anything during Open Season. Your current coverage will carry into the new year. If you would like to change to a different GEHA plan, follow the steps below.

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It's time to enroll with GEHA medical

Once you have decided to enroll in a GEHA plan, you need to go to the Office of Personnel Management ( website. During the annual FEHB Open Season (starts November 13 and ends December 11, 2023), anyone eligible to participate in the FEHB Program may enroll, change health plans, or cancel enrollment.

Outside of Open Season, new federal employees may enroll within 60 days of their becoming eligible for the program. There are a number of other circumstances which can make you eligible to enroll or change your FEHB coverage outside of Open Season.

Find your enrollment code

First, please record the appropriate enrollment code for your selected plan option and family status below.
Plan Self Only Self Plus One Self and Family
Elevate 254 256 255
HDHP 341 343 342
Standard Option 314 316 315
Elevate Plus 251 253 252
High Option 311 313 312

For active federal employees

Contact your agency's personnel office to make your medical plan selection. You may be able to enroll online using your agency's preferred enrollment system:

Department of Defense

Department of Energy

Department of Veterans Affairs

Health and Human Services

National Finance Center

Available to most agencies payrolled by the NFC

U.S. Postal Service

Other Federal Agencies

You may be able to enroll online if your agency is participating.

For retired federal employees

If you are a retired federal employee or annuitant, you can enroll during Open Season three ways:

For Tribal employees

Tribal employees who are common law employees and meet FEHB requirements are eligible to enroll in an FEHB medical plan.

Tribal Employee Information

After you enroll

When GEHA has been notified of your enrollment:
  • You will receive an enrollment kit that includes a plan brochure and an enrollment questionnaire.
  • Your health plan ID card will arrive in a separate packet.
  • Standard Option and High Option members without Medicare will also receive a separate Lab Card® from Quest.

Make the most of your membership with GEHA digital resources

Register your GEHA account

Your GEHA web account offers you access to member-only services, like tracking claims and deductible and setting your communication preferences.

Register now

Download the GEHA mobile app

The GEHA mobile app empowers you to access your account on the go, check claims and deductibles, find care and more.

Download the GEHA app

Need help with changes?

Our enrollment department can help with:
  • Address changes
  • Changes in family status
  • ID cards (replacing a lost card or printing temporary cards)
  • Obtaining materials (forms, directories, or brochures)

Need faster service?

In a hurry to get new ID cards? GEHA will accept advance notice of your enrollment changes by fax.

Fax us your completed and signed 2809 form at 816.257.3302

Our Benefits Advisers are available to help new shoppers Mon. – Fri. from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Central time.

Are you a current GEHA member?
Medical questions: 800.821.6136
Dental questions: 877.434.2336

Looking for dental plan enrollment?


Federal employees and annuitants can sign up through BENEFEDS.

Enrollment for dental