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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the withdrawal of health maintenance organizations (HMO) from the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), focusing on: (1) changes in the number of HMOs participating in FEHBP from plan years 1994 to 2000; (2) reasons why HMOs withdrew from FEHBP in plan years 1999 and 2000; and (3) FEHBP enrollment experiences for HMOs that withdrew from the program in 2000.

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