Insurance coverage


Q: My husband was married when he retired. They later divorced and he married me. I was added to his insurance a few years later. If he dies, will I still be able to continue to be covered by his federal insurance and pay the premiums?

A: Only if you are entitled to receive a survivor annuity based on his federal employment.


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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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