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Federal employees, We’re back—and we have your back.

2016 Open Season for Federal Employees begins November 9 through December 14, 2015.

Choose Optima Health by selecting plan PG when you complete your FEHB enrollment during Open Season.

Why Optima Health

We have been helping Federal Employees with coverage for over 20 years. We are delighted to be back in 2016 and offering quality coverage, exceptional service and offer you to be part of one of the nation's top-ranked integrated health systems. Our integration with Sentara Healthcare means you will have access to top quality physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and innovative programs.

  • Exceptional Local Service

    Optima Health offers user-friendly customer service, claims processing and problem solving... right here in Virginia. You can expect personal service from enrollment to member services to renewal. We provide fast and accurate claim payments, so you spend less time following up on claim issues.

  • MyLife MyPlan with WebMD

    Optima Health offers creative health solutions to help you take charge and get the most out of your health plan and life-introducting MyLife MyPlan.

    Our revolutionary programs, designed with clinical experts, show you how to get started, stay motivated and exceed your health improvement goals.


    24/7/365 video or phone access to board-certified physicians.

  • Supporting Good Health

    We offer programs to support members with chronic illnesses, customized wellness programs, and integrated clinical and behavioral health services—all to help members improve their health. Wherever we serve our members, Optima Health stands out through our passion for health and service excellence.

  • Provider Rating

    Our committed high-quality networks include the Optima Health statewide networks, PHCS®, MDLIVE®, and American Specialty Health®. The percentage of providers with a favorable impression of Optima Health is 96%1. Our providers continually rank us high for service, consistently outranking other health plans. Our voluntary turnover rate is less than 1%2.

    1Optima Customer Service Monthly Report Card, April 2015. 2Statewide Voluntary Network Turnover Worksheet, May 2015

  • Transparency Tool

    Providing localized, out-of-pocket cost estimates for over 300 procedures and services. This feature is available for members and is accessible through the "MyOptima" sign in.

Service Area

If you live or work in the following areas then you are eligible for our plans.

Cities of:
Achilles, Ark, Battery Park, Bavon, Beaverlett, Bellamy, Bena,Blakes, Bohannon, Boykins, Branchville, Capron, Cardinal, Carrollton, Carrsville,Chesapeake, Claremont, Cobbs Creek, Courtland, Dendron, Diggs, Drewryville, Dutton,Elberon, Fleet, Fort Eustis, Fort Monroe, Fort Story, Foster, Franklin, Glou Point,Gloucester, Gloucester Point, Grafton, Grimstead, Gwynn, Hallieford, Hampton, Hayes,Hudgins, Isle Of Wight, Ivor, James Store, Jamestown, Lackey, Langley AFB, Lightfoot,Maryus, Mathews, Miles, Mobjack, Moon, Naval Base, Naval Weapons Station, Naxera,New Point, Newport News, Newsoms, Norfolk, Norge, North, Onemo, Ordinary, Peary,Pinero, Poquoson, Port Haywood, Portsmouth, Redart, Rescue, Schley, Seaford, Sedley,Severn, Shadow, Smithfield, Spring Grove, Suffolk, Surry, Susan, Tabb, Toano, VirginiaBeach, Walters, Ware Neck, White Marsh, Wicomico, Williamsburg, Windsor, WoodsCross Roads, Yorktown, Zanoni, and Zuni.

Counties of:
Chesapeake (City), Franklin (City), Gloucester, Hampton (City),Isle Of Wight, James City, Mathews, Newport News (City), Norfolk (City), Poquoson(City), Portsmouth (City), Southampton, Suffolk (City), Surry,Virginia Beach (City),Williamsburg (City), and York.

Health Fairs

October 28 | 9:00am-12:00pm
Newport News Shipbuilding, 410 Washington Avenue, Building 2, Newport News, VA 23607

October 29 | 10:00am-2:00pm
Corps of Engineers, 803 Front Street, Training Rooms 1A and 1B, Norfolk, VA 23510

November 04 | 9:00am-1:00pm
USCG Finance Center, 1430A Kristina Way, Chesapeake VA 23326

November 04 | 10:00am-2:00pm
Fort Eustis, 300 Washington Boulevard, Fort Eustis, VA 23604

November 05 | 10:30am-1:30pm
Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, 620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23708

November 10 | 10:00am-1:00pm
Norfolk Federal Building, 200 Granby Street, Norfolk (2nd Floor Conference Room), Norfolk, VA 23510

November 12 | 9:00am-1:00pm
NAVSUP, 1968 Gilbert Street, Room 617 (Jack Room), Norfolk, VA 23511

November 13 | 7:00am-5:00pm
Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Bldg. 1575, 2nd floor, Portsmouth, VA 23709

November 17 | 1:00pm-4:00pm
NASA/Langley, 10 West Taylor Street, Hampton, VA 23681

November 18 | 10:00am-2:30pm
Naval Special Warfare, Seal Heritage Center, 1619 D Street (Bldg 5326), Virginia Beach, VA 23459

Choose Optima Health by selecting plan PG when you complete your FEHB enrollment during Open Season.