Spousal FEHB after other spouse turns 65


Q. I am five years older than my wife. I have self-and-family option of Blue Cross/Blue Shield health benefits coverage. When I turn 65 and apply for Medicare, what are the health benefit options for my wife?

A. She can continue to be covered by the self-and-family option of your Federal Employees Health Benefits plan.


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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 fedexperts@federaltimes.com.

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