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Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts: Carryover FAQs

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
An Internal Revenue Service change to the Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HCFSA) modifies the “Use-It-or-Lose-It” rule and allows participating active employees to carry over up to $500 in unused funds from one year to the next. The District allows HCFSA participants to carry over up to $500 of unused funds from the previous year into the next plan year. This document provides answers to frequently asked questions related to this option.