How to Enroll in a Plan

How to Enroll in a Health Care Plan

It’s easy. Simply sign up during Annual Open Season which happens between November 8th and December 13th, 2021. Just make sure you’re enrolled by midnight on the final day.

If you are a new hire, you have 60 days from your start date to enroll.
Still need some help? We’ve got you covered.

Step 1: Select a Health Plan

Review the Health Plan Options and select the plan you wish to enroll in. Consider which plan best meets your needs and who will be covered by your plan: Self, Self +1 or Self + Family.

If you want to keep your current plan, you will be automatically renewed.

Step 2: Select Enrollment Code

Select a health plan and who will be covered to see enrollment codes.

Step 3: Enroll With Ease

Step 4: Use Your Member Resources

UnitedHealthcare membership includes many valuable resources aimed at everything from helping you understand and use your health plan to saving money and living a healthier life.

Among those resources are:

myuhc.com, your one-stop shop for everything related to your UnitedHealthcare plan.

The UnitedHealthcare® app, your on-the-go link to your member information.

Programs to help you get healthier and receive the personal support you may need.

How to Enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan

It’s easy. Simply sign up during Annual Open Season which happens between November 8th and December 13th, 2021. Just make sure you’re enrolled by midnight on the final day.

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Step 1: Select a Medicare Advantage Plan

Medicare Advantage Value Plan Enrollment

If you are already a member of the UnitedHealthcare Choice Advantage FEHB plan (eligible enrollment code Y5), you can elect the UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Value Plan enhanced level of benefits at any time throughout the year.

If you are not yet a member of the UnitedHealthcare Choice Advantage FEHB Plan, you’ll first need to fill out the online election form at opm.gov or call the OPM Retirement Information Center at 1-888-767-6738 to enroll in code Y5.

Retiree Advantage Plan Enrollment

If you are already a member of one of the qualifying UnitedHealthcare FEHB plans (eligible enrollment codes (AS, JP, KK, KT, L9, LJ, LR, LV, VD, WF, Y8), you can elect the UnitedHealthcare Retiree Advantage enhanced level of benefits at any time throughout the year.

If you are not yet a member of a qualifying UnitedHealthcare FEHB Plan, you’ll first need to fill out the online election form at opm.gov or call the OPM Retirement Information Center at 1-888-767-6738 to enroll in a participating enrollment code.

Step 2: Enroll by Phone

Call 1-844-481-8821 TTY 711, and select prompt #1.

8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time,
Seven days a week, anytime throughout the year once your UnitedHealthcare FEHB election has been processed by OPM. 

What Happens After Enrollment?

After you submit your enrollment request form, here's what to expect.

  1. We'll review your form and verify your eligibility.
  2. After you're verified, your application will be sent to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for approval. Please know that approval may take up to one week.
  3. Soon after, you'll receive your Member Kit in the mail. It includes details about your specific health plan benefits.
  4. Watch for your Annual Notice of Changes, which is mailed to you every year you're a plan member. It describes your benefits, and any changes to them, for the next calendar year.

How to Enroll in a Dental Plan

It’s easy. Simply sign up during Annual Open Season which happens between November 8th and December 13th, 2021. Just make sure you’re enrolled by midnight on the final day.

If you are a new hire, you have 60 days from your start date to enroll.

How to Enroll in a Vision Plan

It’s easy. Simply sign up during Annual Open Season which happens between November 8th and December 13th, 2021. Just make sure you’re enrolled by midnight on the final day.

If you are a new hire, you have 60 days from your start date to enroll.