Consumer Driven Health Plan

How to Join

Anyone eligible for FEHB benefits may enroll in one of many of the participating health plans, change their current health plan, or cancel their enrollment in a FEHB plan during the annual Open Season. This includes active and retired postal and federal employees, annuitants, survivor annuitants, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations. Certain Qualifying Life Events (QLE) also allow anyone eligible to make changes to their FEHB enrollment outside of Open Season.

Current Active Letter Carriers have 4 ways to enroll in the NALC Health Benefit Plan


When enrolling by internet, intranet, or Employee Self-Service Kiosk, simply follow the instructions on the screen. If you prefer to enroll or make changes by phone, call PostalEASE toll-free at 877-4PS-EASE (877-477-3273) and choose option 1. TTY users can call 866-260-7507.

Annuitants and Retirees can enroll by calling Employee Express at 800-332-9798, by going to OPM's Open Season website at if you are a retiree or by submitting a Standard 2809 to your Retirement office. You can get additional information at

If you submit your change by mail, the address is:

Office of Personnel Management
Open Season Processing Center
P.O. Box 5000
Lawrence, KS 66046-0500

Annuitants or retirees eligible for benefits in the FEHB program should call the Retirement Information Center at 888-767-6738 (TTY: 800-878-5707) for instructions on enrolling. Annuitants in the Washington, D.C. local calling area should call 202-606-0500 (TTY: 202-606-0551).

Active Federal Employees of agencies that participate in Employee Express may enroll during the Open Season by going to the website or by calling 478-757-3030. Employees of nonparticipating agencies should contact their employing office for enrollment instructions.