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FAES offers a comprehensive AETNA healthcare plan to NIH Fellows.

FAES makes it simple for Fellows to acquire the health insurance coverage you need for working or training at NIH. We have partnered with CoreSource to provide a premium healthcare plan that includes both general health and vision care for you or your family.

Additionally, dental coverage is avaiable through MetLife.

FAES is committed to meeting the insurance needs of Fellows and their families. Our friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful support staff are here to assist you with understanding your plan benefits and responsibilities as well as the many health-related services available to you during your tenure here at NIH.

Visit our office in Building 10 (South Side,) Room 1N241, near Masur Auditorium.

Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday
Phone: 301.496.8063
E-mailFAESinsurance@mail.nih.gov
Fax: 301.480.3585

NIH OITE POSTDOC FAQS: Health insurance is required for all Postdoctoral IRTA/CRTA and VF trainees. The NIH will pay for low-option individual or family coverage available through the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES). If you wish to subscribe to an FAES policy with more extensive coverage than that provided by the NIH, you will be required to pay the difference in cost. If you are already insured on another policy, you will be allowed to remain on that policy if you provide evidence of coverage. If the policy is in your name, and you can demonstrate that you are the individual who makes the premium payments, you will be reimbursed by the amount the NIH would have paid for FAES coverage. (Source: ttps://www.training.nih.gov)

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August 06, 2018

FAES Open Enrollement

FAES will be hosting daily health insurrance open enrollment orientations beginning September 10th through September 21st from 3PM to 4PM in the FAES conference room-1N241A.