"Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB
) Program: An Overview." Congressional Research Service.
Civilian Employees and Their Dependents The FEHB
Program is reportedly the largest employer-sponsored insurance program in the world, covering more than eight million people, including federal employees, retirees and family members.
In recent work, Busch and colleagues found that subanalyses of the FEHB
parity program demonstrated financial protections for individuals with bipolar disorder and major depression, with managed care tools apparently applied more forcibly for mental illnesses expected to be less severe or chronic (Busch et al.
assumed the FEHB
would provide health insurance for her, as well as her
GINA is not applicable to members of the military, federal employees enrolled in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program (FEHB
), veterans obtaining healthcare through the Veteran's Administration and individuals covered under the Indian Health Service, although many of these individuals have similar protections under other laws and policies.
In January 2011, the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB
) Program began offering expanded tobacco cessation interventions to nearly 8 million federal employees, retirees, dependents, and spouses.
Benefit coverage for Utah's more than 60,000 federal employees and retirees is offered through the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB
Visitors to the website can compare plans based on a number of quality indicators including "[o]verall [p]lan [s]atisfaction," "[g]etting [n]eeded [c]are," "[g]etting [c]are [q]uickly," "[h]ow [w]ell [d]octors [c]ommunicate," and "[c]laims [p]rocessing." See FEHB
Member Survey Results, U.S.
There have been a number of studies on the effects of parity as it has been rolled out in various states, and within the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB
EBIS has a library of information--including online seminars--on federal retirement plans, the FEHB
, FEGLI, TSP and Social Security.
A leading option is to adopt the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB
Evaluation of Parity in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB
) Program: Final Report.