Important Information for FSA Employees:

Open Season is from November 8, 2021 through December 13, 2021

Employee Enrollment Opportunities

  1.  Enroll in FSAFEDS, FEDVIP, and FEHB.
  • An eligible employee who is not enrolled may enroll.
    • Dependent age limit for FEHB is under the age of 26 or over the age of 26 and incapable of self-care
    • Dependent age limit for FEDVIP (Dental/Vision) is under the age of 22 or over the age of 22 and incapable of self-care
  • An eligible employee who wants an FSAFEDS account in 2022 must enroll in FSAFEDS during Open Season. Current participants MUST re-enroll each year if they want to continue participation. Enrollments DO NOT carry forward from year to year.
  • Enrollment in FEDVIP and FEHB automatically continues year to year.

2. Change enrollment or cancel enrollment in FSAFEDS, FEDVIP, and FEHB

  • For FSAFEDS, current participants must re-enroll if they want to participate for 2022 or they can choose to do nothing and their FSAFEDS coverage will end with the 2021 Benefit Period.
  • For FEDVIP and FEHB, an enrollee may change from one plan or option to another or change enrollment type.
  • For FEDVIP and FEHB, an enrollee may cancel his or her enrollment.

3. How to enroll, change or cancel enrollment in FSAFEDS, FEDVIP, and FEHB

Open Season Effective Dates

  1. FSAFEDS www.fsafeds.com
  • For enrollment during Open Season, the effective date is January 1, 2022.
  • An eligible employee who wants an FSAFEDS account in 2022 must enroll in FSAFEDS during Open Season. Current participants MUST re-enroll each year if they want to continue participation. Enrollments DO NOT carry forward from year to year.

2. FEDVIP www.benefeds.com

  • For a new enrollment, or an enrollment change, the effective date is January 1, 2022.
  • For cancellation, the effective date is December 31, 2021.

The Plan year under FEDVIP is January 1 through December 31

3. FEHB https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/plan-information/compare-plans/

  • From not enrolled to enrolled, the effective date is PP1 2022 (January 2, 2022).
  • For enrollment change, the effective date is the first day of the first pay period which begins on or after January 2, 2022 regardless of whether the employee is in pay status during the preceding pay period.
    • For most non-postal employees, the effective date is January 2, 2022.
  • For cancellation, the effective date is at the end of the day before the first day of the first pay period that begins in 2022.
    • For most non-postal employees, the cancellation date is January 1, 2021.