US Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Benefit: Health Insurance | Glassdoor

US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Insurance

Updated Jul 29, 2014

492 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Our employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose. For all of our health insurance plans, premiums are partially paid by the Federal Government, and employees have the opportunity to change plans annually.

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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 22, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former MSA in El Paso, Texas

    Great benefits and time off, Family Leave

  • Mar 20, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Prince George, Virginia

    Standard benefits and about the same cost as the private sector

  • Mar 18, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Health Aid in Orlando, Florida

    Good if you can afford it.

  • Mar 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current rn in Indianapolis, Indiana

    still somewhat pricey especially if an older employee

  • Jan 28, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current RN in Washington, District of Columbia

    Several great options to choose from without feeling pressured. More than enough time to adequately select provider.

  • Jan 24, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Ratings Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

    Depending on who you choose for insurance, the premium can be high (Blue Cross, GEHA, etc)

  • Jan 03, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Veteran Service Representative in Helena, Montana

    Excellent health insurance options.

  • Dec 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Nurse Practitioner in Wilmington, North Carolina

    Insurance plans are good but expensive. I defer the insurance and pick up through my spouses plan which is cheaper.

  • Dec 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Indirect Patient Care in San Antonio, Texas

    You have lots of choices! If you need to change outside of adding or removing dependents, there is open season yearly.

  • Dec 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Akron, Ohio

    Many plans available, but most have high deductibles and you have to be careful about coverge for hospital stays.

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