New dental, vision plans available through FEDVIP

The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program ends Dec. 31. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program.

FEDVIP offers a choice between 10 dental and four vision options. This fall will be your first chance to enroll in a FEDVIP dental or vision plan for 2019 coverage. If you’re eligible, you can enroll in FEDVIP during the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season. This runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 10.

Who is eligible?

  • Retired service members and their Families who were eligible for TRDP are eligible for FEDVIP dental coverage. Also, they’re eligible for FEDVIP vision coverage if enrolled in a TRICARE health plan.
  • Family members of active duty service members who are enrolled in a TRICARE health plan are eligible for FEDVIP vision coverage.
  • Children enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE Young Adult aren’t eligible to enroll in FEDVIP.

For more information, visit www.benefeds.com.