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I'm a new/newly eligible employee. How long do I have to make an election?

If you are a new or newly eligible employee and you want to participate in FSAFEDS, you have 60 days after your hire date, but prior to October 1 of any benefit period (plan year), to make an election to participate in a Health Care FSA (HCFSA), a Limited Expense Health Care FSA (LEX HCFSA), or a Dependent Care FSA (DCFSA).

If you’re hired on or after October 1, you are ineligible to participate in that current benefit period, but can elect an FSA during the Open Season from mid-November to mid-December. Your elections during Open Season are effective for the following benefit period.