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#1 Posted : Thursday, June 23, 2022 12:56:08 PM(UTC)

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I have recently PCSd back to the states, and to Dept of Commerce, from DoD. Sad to learn that Dept of Commerce does not participate with the FSBP and so I must choose a new insurance plan. I'm healthy, but I did take full advantage of the preventative care options: 50 massage visits, 50 chiropratic visits and had planned to try the acupuncture benefits that were provided annually under Foreign Service Benefits Plan. Is there another plan that provides similar benefits? i've looked through the general plan info on the 2022 FEHB site, shed a few tears when I see Foreign Service listed there (hehe), but the information is overwhelming and I can't make out much from it. Thank you!
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mdenton on 7/26/2022(UTC)
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