For retirees, the Office of Personnel Management serves as the “personnel and payroll office,” Snell said. However, the mailer looked different from what was sent in the past and some retirees may have missed it, he said.
This year retirees also received an open season notice by mail and an email, if OPM had their email address.
Retirees who missed the mailer and email can still request information by calling the Open Season Express Line (toll-free) at 800-332-9798. They can also find information at retireefehb.opm.gov.
Last-minute open season tips Mike Causey and federal health benefits Walton Francis offer some advice for feds and retirees who have not yet done their homework for open season.