April 15 is deadline for requesting reimbursement from 2012 flex account
If you haven’t yet used all the money you set aside in your 2012 Flexible Spending Account (FSA), be sure to submit all remaining expenses by Monday, April 15. After this deadline, any money remaining in your 2012 FSA account will be forfeited.
Please note: The April 15 deadline is only for your 2012 account — not your 2013 account. Also, remember that you may use your 2012 account funds only for expenses incurred in 2012 — expenses incurred in 2013 may not be paid from your 2012 account.
Submit remaining 2012 FSA claims to WageWorks, the City’s claims administrator.
- For health care FSA claims, use the WageWorks Pay Me Back Claim Form. Do not use your new WageWorks debit card to pay for 2012 expenses.
- For dependent care FSA claims, use the WageWorks Pay Me Back Claim Form - Dependent Care.
FSAs (Flexible Spending Accounts) are optional accounts employees set up during open enrollment to set aside money, before taxes, to pay for eligible health care expenses. These are “use it or lose-it” accounts — any money that is not used by the annual deadline is forfeited.
Published Mar. 27, 2013