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Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees & Annuitants - An FEHBP Health Insurance Plan Comparison Tool
Agency and Association Access to CHECKBOOK's 2014 Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees (Open Season 2013) ... Access to the 2014 Guide will begin the first day of Open Season - November 11th, 2013

There are four ways to access the Guide (some agencies use more than one, as indicated). Consult your benefits officer for specifics applicable to your agency:  

1) Many agencies use Employee Express at The link to the Guide is "FEHB Plan Comparison Website-CHECKBOOK." You enter your social security and PIN numbers. PIN numbers are obtained from agency benefits officers. This method allows you to access the guide from home as well as work.  

2) Some agencies use internal agency Intranets. Within the Intranet you locate the Guide (usually under a heading related to health benefits). Once you click on this Intranet link, you will be assigned a personal UserName and Password which will then allow you to access the Guide from home as well as work.  

3) Special web site and/or agency Username and Password. You go to a special Guide web site and there you enter a Username and Password. You obtain UserName, Password, and Web Address from your agency benefits officer. This method allows you to access the guide from home as well as work.  

4) Using agency computers with IP Address verification. With this method, users coming to from computers that have been identified as being within a subscribing agency's network, are immediately allowed access to the Guide. This method allows you to access the guide Only from an agency computer (usually this means from your workplace only).  

Method of Access
Department, Agency, or Association (entire agency except where components are listed) Employee Express Intranet Link Special Website and/or UserName & Password Agency Computer
Department of Defense:        
   Defense Intelligence Agency  
DIA - Intranet Link
   Defense Technical Information Center  
Defense Technical Information Center - Intranet Link
   Missile Defense Agency  
   National Defense University - William J Perry Center  
National Defense University - Intranet Link
   US Naval Research Laboratory      
USNRL - Agency Computer
   NAVSEA 08  
NSSC - Intranet Link
   Office of Inspector General  
OIG - Intranet Link
   Patrick AFB  

Patrick Air Force Base - Special Website

   Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction  
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction - Intranet Link
Department of Education  

DOE - Intranet Link

Department of Interior        
  Office of Hearings and Appeals  

FHAEFLD - Intranet Link

Department of Health and Human Services  

DHHS - Intranet Link

Department of Transportation        
  Federal Highway Administration - Eastern Federal Lands Division  

FHAEFLD - Intranet Link

Department of Justice:        
   Antitrust Division, Civil Division, Criminal Division, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Executive Office for U.S. Trustees, National Security Division, Office of the Inspector General, Office of Justice Programs  

DOJ - Intranet Link

Department of Labor  

DOL - Intranet Link

Congressional Budget Office      
DC Pretrial Services  
DC Pretrial - Intranet Link
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board  

DNFSB - Intranet Link

Export Import Bank  

ExportImport -  Intranet

Farm Credit Administration  

Farm Credit Administration - Intranet Link

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation



FDIC - Agency Computer

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  

FERC - Intranet Link

Federal Housing Finance Agency  

FHFA - Intranet Link

Federal Labor Relations Authority

Federal Labor Relations Authority - Employee express link

Federal Reserve Board  

FRB - Intranet Link

General Services Administration

General Services Administration

Government Accountability Office  

Government Accountability Office

Government Printing Office  

GPO - Intranet Link

Institute of Museum and Library Services  

IMLS - Intranet Link

National Credit Union Administration (  
NCUA - Intranet Link
National Endowment for the Arts  
National Endowment for the Arts - Intranet
National Labor Relations Board  

NLRB - Intranet Link

National Science Foundation  

National Science Foundation - Intranet Link

Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission  
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission - Intranet
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission - Agency Computer
Office of Personnel Management

OPIC - Employee Express

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

PBGC - Employee Express

US International Trade Commission    
USITC - Employee Express
US Tax Court
USTDA - Employee Express
US Trade & Development Agency
USTDA - Employee Express
American Foreign Service Association members (  
AFSA - Link
National Treasury Employees Union members (  
NTEU - Special Website
Professional Managers Association
Professional Managers Association - Intranet