As a newly hired federal employee, you have 60 days from your eligibility date to sign up for a federal medical plan. As one of the largest national medical plan carriers exclusively for federal employees, GEHA provides you access to an impressive network of doctors, hospitals and other providers. GEHA's year-round benefits, wellness programs and discounts go beyond medical care, they promote a healthy lifestyle with a focus on prevention. As a GEHA member, you benefit from affordable premiums, low copays and free in-network preventive care.
To enroll in a GEHA medical plan, you will need to complete the Health Benefits Election Form (SF 2809) available through OPM or your agency. You also have the option to enroll online, see information listed below. When enrolling, indicate your plan selection by using the GEHA enrollment codes listed below, then turn in your form according to your standard office procedures. The form must be signed by an Agency Benefits Officer to be valid.
|Self Only||Self Plus One||Self and Family|
|High Deductible Health Option||341||343||342|
Benefits can be used as soon as coverage becomes effective.
FEHBP plans cover all pre-existing conditions.
The federal government pays up to 75% of premiums.
Employees can choose Self Only, Self Plus One, or Self and Family enrollment.