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Quality health insurance coverage is a big concern for you and your family. We’re here to help.

FAES knows that as an NIH Fellow you’re looking for exceptional benefits, efficient communication and an intuitive and time-saving enrollment process. It’s our goal to offer highly-competitive benefits with premiums less than or equal to the federal rate increase for the current plan year.

FAES offers all Fellows a premium health and vision plan: AETNA Signature Administrators-PPO, a top-tier plan offered by CoreSource as well as MetLife Dental Insurance.

Please refer to the many available resources explaining how your plans work, how your benefits are paid and, most importantly, how to get the most out of your various insurance plans.

FAES Benefits Guides

Health Care Plan

Optional MetLife Dental Insurance

FAES offers voluntary dental coverage to NIH fellows through MetLife. MetLife is a self-enrollment program and termination of coverage is voluntary at any time during the year. The effective date of coverage and amount will be determined at the time of enrollment.

You may enroll here.

Frontier Medex: Medical Evacuation and Repatriation of Remains

For J1 and J2 dependent visa holders, FAES offers complementary Medical Evacuation and Repatriation of Remains through Frontier Medex as a component of our overall health coverage plan.