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How much do you know about Flexible Spending Accounts?

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Did you know?

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) or Health Savings Accounts (HSA) can cover eye exams, prescription glasses and more.

What is an FSA?

Flexible Spending Account

is a special account you put money into that you use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs.

Do funds roll over?

Generally, FSAs are use it or lose it, but check with your employer as they may offer exceptions.

What expenses are covered?

You can use your FSA on lots of eligible, medical, dental or vision expenses - included prescription eyeglasses, eye exams and contact lenses. Learn more about ways to use your FSA from Pearle Vision.

$2,700

How much can I contribute to my FSA account?

$2,700. You can only contribute at the start of your benefits year, or after a major event (like marriage).

Am I eligible?

Most employers offer FSAs, even if you don't have health insurance*

Can I use my FSA dollars for everyone in my family?

Yes. You may use FSA dollars for yourself, your spouse and dependents you've claimed on tax returns (visit IRS.gov for the run down).

Who owns the account?

Your employer does. You lose your FSA if you lose or leave your job.

Don't lose your money

If you have FSA money near the end of the year, spend it on vision care

  • EYE EXAMS
  • PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASSES
  • PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES
  • READING GLASSES
  • CONTACT LENSES

WHAT'S NEXT?

Schedule an eye exam with your in-network provider

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