NIH fellows (such as IRTAs, CRTAs, Visiting fellows, etc.) must bring page 2&3 of the election of health insurance form to FAES office. For J-1 visiting fellows please also bring your J-1 form (829-6) from Department of Immigration.
Kelly and Associates is the go-between for FAES and CareFirst BCBS. They will send members notices for billing, COBRA, new info or changes that occur with the FAES insurance program.
If you are eligible for reimbursement, please provide FAES with:
ABS = Absent without stipend (NIH will not pay you while on leave)
Your Administrative Officer (A.O.) DOES have the ability to renew you in FPS before your renewal date. If you are not renewed in a timely manner you will be terminated.