Flexible Spending Accounts

Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs) allow you to set aside pre-tax money to use toward eligible expenses for you and your qualified dependents. 
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    Health Care FSA

    Receive reimbursement for eligible health and dental out-of-pocket expenses. 

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    Dependent Care FSA

    Receive reimbursement for eligible expenses for care of a qualified dependent(s). 

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    FSA News for 2021
    • Feb. 2021:
      Currently we are experiencing very high claim volumes. Our team is processing online claims in the order they are received. It can take up to 20-30 business days for your claim to be completed. We thank you for your patience as we work through this busy time. 
    • Updated 4/1/2020 due to CARES Act
      New Federal regulations included in the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act that was passed on March 27, 2020 establish that distributions from Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts will be allowed to reimburse the cost of over-the-counter medicines or drugs without a prescription. This update is retroactive to purchases made on January 1, 2020 or later. Please visit the Health Care FSA Eligible Expenses page to review what you can be reimbursed for in 2020.

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      University Benefits Flexible Spending Accounts

      Campus Address
      120 USB
      Mailing Address

      120 University Services Building
      Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
      United States

      Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.