June 24, 2021
The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) has proposed a number of recommendations to improve the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program’s plan comparison tool in order to boost quality and enrollment, according to a recent issue brief.
These changes seek to modify the FEHB Plan Comparison Tool which consumers use to find information and change their health plans. By improving this experience, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) could reach its goal of having over 75 percent of federal employees and retired employees enrolled in a health plan.
Due to the current issues with the Plan Comparison Tool, there is a lack of enrollment in FEHB health plans. Information on the site is not easily accessible for consumers, and some information is not available at all, according to the brief…