Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

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Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) reduce your out-of-pocket expenses for medical, dental, vision, and dependent day care by allowing you to pay with pretax dollars. The two types of FSAs are Health Care and Dependent Day Care.

How Does an FSA Work?

Dependent Day Care FSA

You may use this FSA to claim reimbursement for eligible day care expenses for your child under age 13, or for a spouse/eligible dependents who are unable to care for themselves. The day care expense must be incurred so that you (and your spouse, if applicable) can work or attend school. The Dependent Day Care FSA maximum annual contribution amount is $5,000.

Health Care FSA

You and your eligible dependents’ medical, dental, and vision expenses that are not fully covered by insurance can generally be reimbursed through this FSA. You do not need to be enrolled in an FCPS health plan to enroll in the Health Care FSA. You can set aside $2,550 for the Health Care FSA. If both you and your spouse are employed by FCPS you may each set aside $2,550.

Participants in the Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) are able to carryover $500 in unused funds to the following plan year.

Enrollment and Claims Submission

To participate, you must enroll within 30 days of your employment date, within 30 days of a qualifying event, or during Open Enrollment (every autumn). You must reenroll each year. You determine how much money you want to contribute to the account(s) for the calendar year. That amount is taken out of your paycheck in equal installments and placed in the account(s) you elect. You are then reimbursed for eligible expenses after submitting a claim form and required documentation. You can submit your claims by fax, mail, or online at the vendor website (https://myspendingaccount.adp.com). You have 90 days from the end of the calendar year to submit your expense claims.

Any money left in your FSA account after the 90-day period and the $500 carryover of unused Health Care FSA funds will be forfeited and cannot be returned to you. Claims must be incurred (i.e. services received) during your period of enrollment and prior to the end of the calendar year.

Direct Deposit

Your FSA reimbursements will be easier with automatic direct deposit of reimbursements. The direct deposit information on file for deposit of your net pay with FCPS will be transmitted to ADP (FCPS’ flexible benefit plan administrator), eliminating the need to take checks to your banking institution.

Please note: Direct deposit of flexible spending account reimbursements is a condition of FSA plan enrollment.

FSA Vendor Contact Info

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) 
P.O. Box 34700,
Louisville, KY 40232
866-871-0773, M–F, 8 am–8 pm
Fax: 866-643-2219

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