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Medical Flexible Spending Account

Participants in a medical flexible spending account (FSA) set aside a portion of their salaries before taxes are deducted to pay for anticipated, qualifying medical expenses. You may use a provided debit card when paying for qualifying medical expenses, or you may submit claims for reimbursement. All benefits-eligible employees may enroll in an FSA, even if you don't participate in health coverage through MCPS. There is a yearly limit to how much you can contribute to your medical FSA, as well as deadlines imposed by the IRS for claim submission. 

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Sign up for a Medical FSA

To make calendar year elections within 60 days of your date of hire, visit the Employee Self-Service web page and click on the Benefits enrollment for new employees link. To make elections within 60 days of a qualifying life event, complete and submit MCPS Form 450-3: Flexible Spending Account Elections.

Manage your FSA