Your 2017 FSA plan year is quickly coming to an end on December 31, 2017*. According to the IRS, some or all of the unused funds left in your account (after your claim filing deadline) may be forfeited. The Below are some tips to help avoid losing your funds.
Tips to avoid losing your funds
Log in to the PayFlex member website at www.payflex.com then:
- Check your account balance on My Dashboard.
- Click on the Financial Center, select your FSA from the drop down menu. Here you can view your claim filing deadline and number of days left to spend your FSA dollars.
- View a list of common eligible expense items under Quick Links to decide how to spend your remaining funds.
- Submit your eligible claims to PayFlex before your claim filing deadline of March 30, 2018. You can also do this through the PayFlex Mobile® app, complete a paper claim form and fax, or mail it to us.
Visit your PayFlex member website, and click Contact Us. PayFlex is available to help Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. CT and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CT.
*After 12/31/17 IRS provides 1/1/18 - 3/15/18 as a ‘grace period’ to spend any unused funds.