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If you are a new or newly eligible employee* you have 60 days from your hire date to enroll in FSAFEDS, but you must enroll prior to October 1 of any benefit period (plan year).
If you do not enroll before October 1, you cannot participate for the current benefit period. You can elect an FSA for the next benefit period during Open Season from mid-November to mid-December each year.
*Newly eligible employees include temporary employees who have completed one year of continuous service and are now eligible to enroll in FEHB, certain re-employed annuitants, and anyone whose appointment changes and is now eligible to enroll in the FEHB program.