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Employee is Defaulted into a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Cannot Opt Out (Doc ID 2971095.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Benefits Administration - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Employee is being defaulted into the Flexible Spending Account - Dependent Care, but could not opt out of it as there is no Waive option. The employee elects not to contribute to the Plan because he/she does not want to participate. When elections are submitted, the following error displays on the Benefits Alerts page:

  FSA Annual Pledge Currently you are contributing $0 to Flex Spending Health - U.S.. You must either
  increase your pledge amount or assign your credit rollover to FSA - Health Care
  in order to make the election.

Steps to reproduce the issue:

     1. Employee navigates to Employee Self Service homepage > Benefit Details tile > Benefits Enrollment tile.
     2. Employee selects Submit Enrollment.
     3. Benefits Alerts page displays the error.




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