From the CEO – May 2022

I hope you are staying healthy and prioritizing your mental well-being. As a reminder, our theme this year is “Physical Health Leads to Better Mental Wellness – A Link to a Better You.” I want to take this opportunity to mention how your healthy actions can earn you wellness rewards.

AFSPA Announces Mobile Enhanced Member Portal

American Foreign Service Protective Association made its new Mobile Enhanced Member Portal available to all members today. This latest tool will provide members the capability of viewing and engaging with their Foreign Service Benefit Plan from their phones or tablets. 

From the CEO – April 2022

Spring is finally here! The transition from winter to spring is always a positive and welcome change. I look, with anticipation, to greener fields, warmer air, and renewed energy. This month, let’s focus on making better decisions for ourselves and our families, beginning with our overall health and well-being.   

From the CEO – March 2022

Spring is near and soon the cold temperatures will give way to warm sunny days -at least in the Northern Hemisphere! It’s a wonderful season, and we here at AFSPA are springing exciting things into action including our upcoming Annual AFSPA Member Meeting and our AFSPA In Action spring newsletter.

CAHPS® Member Satisfaction Survey

The Foreign Service Benefit Plan (FSBP) works with a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certified vendor to administer a Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) survey, an annual survey which is used for rating a patient’s health care experiences when navigating the healthcare system.

2022 AFSPA Annual Member Meeting

The 2022 Annual AFSPA Member Meeting will be held virtually on Friday, March 4, 2022 from 11:30am to 1:30pm ET. The meeting will include an overview of AFSPA’s 2021 successes and challenges, 2022 priorities, and valuable insights on the following topics…

From the CEO – February 2022

I hope the new year is off to a good start for you. With the continued threat of COVID-19 and its emerging variants, it is up to each of us to take simple steps, like getting vaccinated and receiving the booster shot, staying home when sick, and wearing a mask to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our community. For guidance, visit