Self and family


Q. I have been in the FEHB for 30 years, but would like to enroll for self and family, this open season.  How long will I have to be enrolled in self and family in order to carry that coverage into retirement?

A. As long as you are enrolled in the self and family option when you retire, you can carry that coverage with you.



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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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