I am joining the armed forces; will I lose my benefits?

If an eligible individual who is an employee enters full-time active duty in the Uniformed Services of the United States, such individual and his dependents shall cease to be eligible individuals unless such eligible individual submits a written election to continue health coverage to the Administrative Office within 60 days of entering the Uniformed Services full time. If properly elected, coverage will be continued on a self-pay premium basis for up to 18 months.