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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 2015 Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees (Open Season 2014) ... Access to the 2015 Guide will begin the first day of Open Season - November 10th, 2014

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 http://www.employeeexpress.gov/. 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 http://www.guidetohealthplans.org/ 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 Agriculture:        
   Foreign Agricultural Service  
Foreign Agricultural Service - Intranet Link
   
Department of Defense:        
   Defense Technical Information Center  
Defense Technical Information Center - Intranet Link
   
   Missile Defense Agency  
Checkmark
   
   US Naval Research Laboratory      
USNRL - Agency Computer
   NAVSEA 08 (Naval Reactors only)  
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 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, Civil Rights, Criminal Division, Executive Office for Immigration Review, National Security Division, Office of the Inspector General, Office of Justice Programs  

DOJ - Intranet Link

   
Department of Labor  

DOL - Intranet Link

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

DNFSB - Intranet Link

   
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 Reserve Board  

FRB - Intranet Link

   
Government Accountability Office  

Government Accountability Office

   
Government Printing Office  

GPO - Intranet Link

   
Institute of Museum and Library Services  

IMLS - Intranet Link

   
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
American Foreign Service Association members (www.afsa.org)  
AFSA - Link
   
National Treasury Employees Union members (www.nteu.org)  
NTEU - Special Website
   
Professional Managers Association
Professional Managers Association - Intranet