Temporary Continuation Of Coverage (TCC) Under The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program

Temporary Continuation of Coverage (TCC) is available to: 1) employees who lose their FEHB Program coverage because they leave their Federal jobs; 2) children who lose their FEHB Program family member status because they reach age 26; and 3) former spouses who lose their FEHB Program family member status because of divorce or annulment.

TCC allows former employees to continue their FEHB Program coverage for up to 18 months, and children and former spouses to continue FEHB Program coverage for up to 36 months. For information about TCC, review the TCC pamphlet.

For further information, please get in touch with your Benefits Contact or AskBenefits@nih.gov.

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