Flex Spending Updates

Governor’s Office of Employee Relations has announced the following updates for the Flexible Spending Account.    

Health Care Spending Account Carryover for Plan Year 2021

Employees will now be able to use up to $550 of their remaining 2021 Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) towards eligible expenses incurred during the 2022 calendar year. Employees must be enrolled as of December 31, 2021 for carryover to occur. The last day to submit claims is March 31, 2023. 

Dependent Care Advantage Account Grace Period Extended

The grace period for the 2020 Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAA) plan year has been extended. The 2020 plan year now covers expenses incurred between January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021. Employees may seek reimbursement for children who turned 13 during the 2020 plan year. The last day to submit DCAA claims is January 31, 2022 for expenses incurred January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021 from 2020 DCAAs.

If you have any questions, please e-mail fsa@goer.ny.gov or call WageWorks/Health Equity at 1-800-358-7202. 

Please visit the HR announcements page for the most up to date information from the college’s Human Resources and Payroll Offices. 

Date Posted:  12/22/2021