My Benefits

My Benefits

My Benefits

DHS employees may be eligible to enroll in Federal benefits programs available to Federal employees, including healthcare, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement savings accounts, long term care and flexible health savings accounts.

Health Insurance (FEHB)

DHS employees, retirees and their eligible family members may be eligible to access the widest selection of healthcare plans in the country through the Federal Employee Health Benefits program. Employees can choose from a wide variety of healthcare plans:

  • High-deductible, catastrophic coverage plans
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs)
  • Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)

For more information on FEHB and other federal benefits, visit the OPM Insurance webpage.

To contact your agency's benefits officer, visit the OPM directory of benefits officers.

Dental and Vision (FEDVIP)

DHS employees and their family members who are eligible for FEHB healthcare coverage may also be eligible for FEDVIP dental and vision coverage.

For more information on FEDVIP and other federal benefits, visit the OPM Insurance webpage.

To contact your agency's benefits officer, visit the OPM directory of benefits officers.

Flexible Health Savings Accounts (FSAFEDS)

DHS employees and their family members may be eligible to enroll in an FSAFEDS Health Care Flexible Savings Account, a pretax benefit account that can be used to pay for eligible medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not covered by your healthcare plan, as well as elder care and child care expenses.

For more information on FSAFEDS and other federal benefits, visit the OPM Insurance webpage.

To contact your agency's benefits officer, visit the OPM directory of benefits officers.

Life Insurance (FEGLI)

DHS employees may be eligible for Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) coverage.

For more information on FEGLI and other federal benefits, visit the OPM Insurance webpage.

To contact your agency's benefits officer, visit the OPM directory of benefits officers.

Long Term Care (FLTCIP)

The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance to eligible DHS employees and their eligible family members to help pay for costs of care when enrollees need help with activities they perform every day or have a severe cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer's disease.

For more information on FLTCIP and other federal benefits, visit the OPM Insurance webpage.

To contact your agency's benefits officer, visit the OPM directory of benefits officers.

Retirement Accounts (FERS & TSP)

DHS employees may be eligible to enroll in the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and/or the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).

FERS is a retirement plan that provides benefits from three different sources: a Basic Benefit Plan, Social Security, and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Two of the three parts of FERS (Social Security and the TSP) can go with you to your next job if you leave the Federal Government before retirement.

For more information on FEHB and other federal benefits, visit the OPM Retirement webpage.

To contact your agency's benefits officer, visit the OPM directory of benefits officers.

Workers' Compensation

The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) program that provides wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and other benefits to federal employees or their dependents who experience work-related injury or occupational disease.

To learn what steps to take, who to contact, and what forms you need if you've been injured on the job, visit the OWCP pages below:

Contact Your Benefits Officer

To contact your agency's benefits officer, visit the OPM directory of benefits officers.

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