The maximum contribution that employees can make under the

FSAFEDS Program for a health care flexible spending account

has been increased to $4,000, and the open season has been

extended one week, to December 15, the Office of Personnel

Management has announced.

Enrollment is not automatic, said OPM, and employees must

elect a health care and/or dependent care FSA account each

year, if they wish to participate in this important program.

To enroll, visit http://www.FSAFEDS.com or call 1-877-372-3337.