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Flexible Spending Accounts

Washington County Public Schools offers employees the opportunity to contribute pretax dollars to a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) used to pay for qualifying expenses. Depending on the type of FSA, those expenses might include childcare or medical costs that are not covered by health, dental or vision insurance. For a complete explanation, including a list of what is covered, please click on ‘FSA Employee Guide’ on the right. 

Open Enrollment for Flexible Spending account is November 1 - 16 for a January 1 effective date.

During Open Enrollment you may make elections for calendar year 2019. You must re-elect your FSA each plan year and cannot make changes to your election outside of open enrollment unless you have a “qualifying life event."

The flexible spending account vendor for WCPS is ‘Flexible Benefit Administrators’ (FBA). FBA has helpful information on their website, link on the right. Once you have enrolled, you may also use their website to log into your account. FBA also offers a handy mobile App for information at your fingertips.

TO ENROLL

  • Review the instructions for enrolling for the 2019 year, click on ‘Online Enrollment Instructions 2019’ under Documents to the right of this page.
  • Navigate to the FBA website link to enroll.
  • Use the tools on the FBA website to assist you in choosing an amount for your FSA election.

If you need assistance or have questions please call the Benefits Office at 301.766.2810 or email at benefits@wcps.k12.md.us.