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Key Abbreviations

CSRS – Civil Service Retirement System

EFT – Electronic Funds Transfer

FEGLI – Federal Employees Group Life Insurance

FEHB – Federal Employees Health Benefits

FERS – Federal Employees Retirement System

FSA – Flexible Spending Accounts

LTC – Federal Long Term Care Insurance

OF – Optional Form

OPM – Office of Personnel Management

SF – Standard Form

TSP – Thrift Savings Plan