From Our Partners: Military Families - Take Advantage of Your FEDVIP Enrollment Period

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proud to welcome you to the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). 

Sponsored by OPM, FEDVIP is a voluntary, enrollee-pay-all dental and vision insurance program.). In general, retired uniformed service members, their families, and survivors are eligible for FEDVIP dental coverage and, if they’re enrolled in a TRICARE health plan, FEDVIP vision coverage.
FEDVIP is popular among the more than 3.5 million people already enrolled in the program, giving the program high marks for quality and value. FEDVIP offers you a choice between 12 dental and 5 vision carriers, so you can select the right coverage for you and your family, such as:
  • regional dental plans as well as nationwide dental and vision plans with international coverage
  • plans featuring high and standard options
  • a choice between three enrollment types: self, self plus one, or self and family
The Federal Benefits Open Season is your annual opportunity to enroll in, change, or cancel a FEDVIP dental and/or vision plan. This year, open season runs from November 13 through December 11, 2023, with coverage effective January 1, 2024. Please note: Opportunities to enroll outside of open season are limited.
To familiarize yourself with the program, explore BENEFEDS is government-authorized online portal where you can enroll in FEDVIP, research FEDVIP’s current list of carriers and plans, and use the plan comparison tool to view rates, benefits, and coverage information.

During open season, you may view informational webinars or access the Virtual Benefits Fair by visiting
The Virtual Benefits Fair is an online health fair that houses 2024 FEDVIP plan information in a single location, allowing military families to browse exhibits, view and download plan brochures, and chat with BENEFEDS and FEDVIP representatives.
Don’t miss this opportunity! Consider including FEDVIP in your retirement plan today.
BENEFEDS is administered by FedPoint® under the oversight of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. FedPoint is a trade name of the legal entity Long Term Care Partners, LLC®.

Page Updated Sept 27 2023