If you enrolled in a Section 125 flexible spending account (FSA) administered by American Fidelity Assurance Company (AFA) for the 2019 plan year, be sure to review your medical spending throughout the year to ensure you are maximizing your benefits. For the 2019 plan year, FSAs were capped at $2,700 (Health Care) and $5,000 (Dependent Care). You may reimburse yourself for eligible medical expenses incurred by you, your spouse, eligible dependents, and/or adult children up to age 26. You may also reimburse yourself for eligible dependent day care expenses provided that they fall within the special rules outlined by the plan.
Complete Your 2019 Reimbursements by March 31, 2020
You will have until March 31, 2020 to submit a reimbursement request for eligible expenses incurred between January 1 and December 31, 2019. You can submit a manual reimbursement request by:
- Fax: 844.319.3668
- Mail: American Fidelity Assurance Company, Attn: Flex Account Administration, P.O. Box 161968, Altamonte Springs, FL 32716
- Online: www.americanfidelity.com (you must be registered online to process claim)
- Mobile Device Using AFmobile: Create an AFmobile account by downloading the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Please note, if you already have an OSC account, your username and password will be the same
You may receive your manual reimbursement either by a mailed check or by direct deposit into your personal Checking or Savings Account. For more details about using an FSA, be sure to contact American Fidelity’s Customer Service at 800.662.1113.
The JHMB recommends that you review your FSAs on a quarterly basis to ensure that you are maximizing your benefits and reimbursements. Consult AFA for a more complete list of eligible expenses and special rules. Remember, if you don’t use your money by the end of the calendar year, you lose it. Use it, don’t lose it!