The Federal Benefits Open Season Ends On Monday, December 14!

Tue, Dec 1st 2020, 5:18pm EST

Time is running out!  The Benefits Open Season runs through December 14, 2020. Don’t miss this opportunity.  If you plan to make an Open Season election, now is the time to do it.  Unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event during the year, the annual Open Season is your only opportunity to enroll, cancel your enrollment, or make a change to your enrollment for the participating programs. 

For detailed information, view the Open Season Announcements

The following three programs are participating in this year’s Open Season for the 2021 plan year:

  • Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program - To enroll, cancel, or change your FEHB enrollment, you must use myPay.   Open Season elections will be effective on January 3, 2021.  Your current enrollment will automatically continue into next year, if you do not take any action, unless you are enrolled in a plan that is terminating an enrollment option. 

  • Federal Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) - To enroll, cancel, or change your FEDVIP enrollment, you must use the BENEFEDS Portal or call 1-877-888-3337 (TTY: 1-877-889-5680).  Open Season elections will be effective on January 1, 2021.  Your current enrollment will automatically continue into next year, if you do not take any action. 

  • Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFEDS) - To enroll in an FSA for 2021, you must use the FSAFEDS website or call 1-877-372-3337 (TTY: 1-866-353-8058).  Please note that your current enrollment will not automatically continue into next year.  If you want an account in 2021, you must enroll during the Open Season.  Open Season elections will be effective on January 1, 2021.

 If you have questions, please contact AskBenefits@nih.gov.

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