What You Need to Know About Open Season 2018

As a federal employee, open season is your annual opportunity to choose the health insurance plan that best meets your needs. From November 12 to December 10, 2018, you can enroll in, change or cancel your plan for coverage year 2019.

If you like your current health insurance plan, you’re not required to make a change during open season. However, it’s highly recommended that you still check on the plan offerings to ensure your current plan is still available and to determine whether any changes are being made to the pricing structure or benefits.

In this guide, we share important open season dates to remember, how to choose the right plan for you and your family, what open season lingo you need to know and more.