Fast Facts

OPM has created a “Fast Facts” page on its website that provides basic information about Open Season, a step-by-step process of what to think about during Open Season, and guidance on evaluating health plan quality. OPM is allowing a belated Open Season enrollment opportunity through January 2009.

Asparity Decision Solutions issued a press release last week reporting that its PlanSmartChoice [Open Season decision making web tool] “had 22,000 unique visitors and 34,000 total visits by federal employees, who spent an average of 13 minutes on the site (as reported by Google Analytics).” There are 4 million federal and Postal employees and annuitants eligible to participate in the Open Season.