New Plans Entering the FEHB Program

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Being able to make a choice among different options is usually a good thing. For 2016, there are a number of new plans available to some FEHB participants. Here is a listing of the states, areas, and new plans that are available to those in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) for 2016.

A copy of the OPM document listing the significant changes to the program for 2016 is included at the end of this article.

New Plans Entering The FEHB Program

State Plan Name Plan Option 3 Digit Plan Code Location of Areas
Alabama United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High KK1, KK2, KK3 All of Alabama
Alabama United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP  LS1, LS2, LS3 All of Alabama
Arizona United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High  KT1, KT2, KT3 Phoenix and Tucson Areas
Arizona United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP  LU1, LU2, LU3 Phoenix and Tucson Areas
Arkansas United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High  KK1, KK2, KK3 All of Arkansas
Arkansas United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP  LS1, LS2, LS3 All of Arkansas
Colorado United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High  KT1, KT2, KT3 All of Colorado
Colorado United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP  LU1, LU2, LU3 All of Colorado
District of Columbia United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High  LR1, LR2, LR3 All of DC
Iowa United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High  LJ1, LJ2, LJ3 Des Moines
Iowa United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP  N71, N72, N73 Des Moines
Kentucky United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High  LJ1, LJ2, LJ3 Western Kentucky
Kentucky United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP N71, N72, N73 Western Kentucky
Louisiana United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High KK1, KK2, KK3 All of Louisiana
Louisiana United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP LS1, LS2, LS3 All of Louisiana
Maryland United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High LR1, LR2, LR3 All of Maryland
Mississippi United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High KK1, KK2, KK3 All of Mississippi
Mississippi United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP LS1, LS2, LS3 All of Mississippi
Ohio Paramount Health Care High N81, N82, N83 Northwestern Ohio
Tennessee United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High KK1, KK2, KK3 Knoxville
Tennessee United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan HDHP HDHP LS1, LS2, LS3 Knoxville
Virginia United Healthcare Insurance Company Choice Plan High LR1, LR2, LR3 Northern Virginia
Virginia Optima Health Plan High PG1, PG2, PG3 Hampton Roads Region

2016 FEHB Significant Plan Changes

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Ralph Smith has several decades of experience working with federal human resources issues. He has written extensively on a full range of human resources topics in books and newsletters and is a co-founder of two companies and several newsletters on federal human resources.

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