In his 5th Annual Federal Employee Health Benefit Forum, Rep. Raskin discusses the Federal Employees Health Benefits program with a Ed DeHarde, Deputy Associate Director Healthcare & Insurance Federal Employees Insurance Operations at the Office of Personnel Management, Tammy Flanagan, NARFE Benefits Expert, and Walt Francis, Consultant and Author, Washington Consumer Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees.

Below is a collection of health care resources for federal employees.



FEHB for Retiree Annuitants website and phone number:

Open Season Express for Annuitants: 1-800-332-9798.

Active employees should consult their Human Resource office or visit their employee self-service system.


FSAFEDS – which is for active employees only -

For Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans for Federal employees, either go to or call 202-347-7283. At the website you can find whether your agency provides free access.