Check out this 2017 Federal Benefits Open Season Checklist provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  The checklist provides a helpful walk-through of the basic questions federal employees and retirees may want to ask during the open season.

https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/publications-forms/benefits-administration-letters/2017/17-401a1.pdf

The Office of Personnel Management is conducting the 2017 Federal Benefits Open Season from Monday, November 13 through Monday, December 11, 2017.

During the annual Open Season, Members can take enroll in and make changes to their Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program in addition to the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS) and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).