To become a GEHA health plan member or a member of a GEHA dental plan, you must
be eligible for health insurance under the federal government FEHB (Federal
Employees Health Benefits) Program. Please review the information outlined.
GEHA Health Plans
You have an opportunity to join GEHA at Open Season or when you first become a
federal employee. Eligible employees should receive health plan information at
work, usually through a personnel office or a person designated as the agency's
health benefits officer.
If you are a new federal employee, you can sign up with GEHA by completing a
health benefits registration form (SF 2809). Indicate the enrollment you want.
Turn in your health benefits registration form according to your standard
- Standard Option 314-Self
- Standard Option 315-Self and Family
- Health Savings AdvantageSM 341-Self
- Health Savings AdvantageSM 342-Self and Family
- High Option 311-Self
- High Option 312-Self and Family
Many agencies also allow their employees to enroll online. These options include the following:
- Employee Express. You might be able to enroll online with this site if your agency is on this list of participating agencies.
- DoD automated systems. Available to Department of Defense employees.
- MyPay. Health and Human Services employees and Environmental Protection Agency employees can enroll using this site.
- Employee Personal Page. Available to most employees of agencies payrolled by the National Finance Center.
- PostalEASE. A secure way for U.S. Postal Service employees to enroll, change enrollment or cancel enrollment in the FEHB program.
When GEHA has been notified of your enrollment, you will receive an enrollment
kit that includes a plan brochure and an enrollment questionnaire.
Your health plan ID card will arrive in a separate packet from Medco.
Members without Medicare will also receive a separate Lab Card® from Quest.
Call GEHA's Enrollment Department for assistance with:
- Address changes
- Adding a new family member, when you already have family coverage
- Other changes in family status
- Replacing lost GEHA ID cards
- Printing a temporary ID card
- Other supplies such as directories, plan brochures, E-1 forms and prescription drug materials
You may also email GEHA's Enrollment Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please remember to include the member's full name, city and state for
reference. Email to this address is unsecured. Any information you send to GEHA
via email could be intercepted by another party. If you are concerned about
confidentiality, you may prefer to contact GEHA by phone, (800) 821-6136.
Need fast service? In a hurry to get new ID cards? GEHA will accept advance
notice of your enrollment changes by fax.
Fax your completed and signed 2809 form to GEHA at:
Fax (816) 257-3302
GEHA Dental Plans
GEHA Connection Dental FederalSM — As part of the Federal
Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), GEHA offers this
comprehensive dental plan for federal employees around the world. Employees may
use pre-tax payroll deductions to pay for this dental plan. For more
information on benefits or how to enroll, go to
GEHA Connection Dental Federal.
CONNECTION Dental Plus®
Eligible federal employees and retirees may enroll in this supplemental dental
plan from GEHA at any time, year-round. Click on
CONNECTION Dental Plus for benefits and enrollment information.