Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees & Annuitants - An FEHBP Health Insurance Plan Comparison Tool
Agency and Association Access to CHECKBOOK's 2016 Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees (Open Season 2015) ... Access to the 2016 Guide will begin the first day of Open Season - November 9th, 2015

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:        
   Agricultural Marketing Service  
Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Marketing Service - Intranet Link
   
Department of Defense:        
   Defense Acquisition University  
Defense Technical Information Center - Intranet Link
   
   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 Education

Department of Education - Employee Express

     
Department of Health and Human Services  

DHHS - Intranet Link

   
Department of Justice:        
   Antitrust Division, Civil Division, Civil Rights, Criminal Division, National Security Division, Office of Justice Programs, Tax Division  

DOJ - Intranet Link

   
Department of Labor  

DOL - Intranet Link

   
Department of Transportation        
  Federal Highway Administration - Eastern Federal Lands Division  

FHAEFLD - Intranet Link

   
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation - Employee Express Link
     
American Battle Monuments Commission  
American Battle Monuments Commission - Intranet Link
   
Commission of Fine Arts
Commission of Fine Arts - Employee Express Link
     
Corporation for National & Community Service  
Checkmark
   
Congressional Budget Office      
CBO - IP
DC Pretrial Services  
DC Pretrial - Intranet Link
   
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board      

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Agency Computer

Executive Office of the President      

Executive Office of the President - Agency Computer

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

   
Government Accountability Office  

Government Accountability Office

   
Government Publishing Office  

GPO - Intranet Link

   
Institute of Museum and Library Services  

IMLS - Intranet Link

   
Library of Congress  

Library of Congress

   
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA - Employee Express

     
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

     
Peace Corps  

Peace Corps - Intranet

   
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

PBGC - Employee Express

     
Social Security Administration

SSA - Employee Express

     
US International Trade Commission    
USITC - Special Website
 
US Tax Court
USTDA - Employee Express
     
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit    
Special Website
 
American Foreign Service Association members (www.afsa.org)  
AFSA - Link
   
National Treasury Employees Union members (www.nteu.org)  
NTEU - Link
   
Professional Managers Association  
Professional Managers Association - Intranet