FEHB Health Plans Limited to Specific Participants

By on November 15, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has issued a notice that Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) participants wishing to enroll in the Compass Rose Health Plan must work for one of several specific agencies.

Agencies in Which Compass Rose Health Plan is Available

The Compass Rose Health Plan is a closed plan. Current active civilians and civilian retirees of the following agencies are eligible:

  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Department of Defense/ Civilian and Civilian Retirees (DOD)
  • Department of Energy, Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence
  • Department of Homeland Security, Office of Intelligence and Analysis
  • Department of State
  • Department of Treasury, Office of Intelligence and Analysis
  • Drug Enforcement Administration, Intelligence Division
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
  • National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
  • National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Office of DNI (ODNI) and Affiliated Centers
  • Office of Naval Intelligence
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Only active civilians and civilian retirees of these agencies are eligible to enroll. The Compass Rose Health Plan is a fee for service plan that is available nationwide to employees of these agencies.

Cost Information for Compass Rose Health Plan

Here is the cost information for this plan in 2017:

Plan Type/Option Code Total Govt Empl
Bi-weekly
Nationwide Compass Rose Health Plan High Self Plus One 423 $673.34 $475.79 $197.55
Nationwide Compass Rose Health Plan High Self & Family 422 $734.55 $505.22 $229.33
Nationwide Compass Rose Health Plan High Self 421 $306.06 $221.67 $84.39
Monthly
Nationwide Compass Rose Health Plan High Self Plus One 423 $1,458.90 $1,030.88 $428.02
Nationwide Compass Rose Health Plan High Self & Family 422 $734.55 $505.22 $229.33
Nationwide Compass Rose Health Plan High Self 421 $306.06 $221.67 $84.39

Other Closed Plans

OPM also notes that the plans listed below are only open to applicable groups. These plans are also “closed” and limited to select groups:

  • Rural Carrier Benefit Plan
  • Foreign Service Benefit Plan
  • Panama Canal Area Benefit Plan

Information on all of the 2017 plans under the FEHB is available at FedsDataCenter.com.

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