Medicare Part D and FEHB


Q. I am a federal retiree on Medicare with Blue Cross Blue Shield basic. I also have a third insurer through New York’s state insurance program. The program is putting all its Medicare retirees into a Part D drug program. How will this affect my BCBS drug coverage?

A. According to OPM, if you are enrolled in Part D, your FEHB plan will coordinate benefits with Medicare.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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