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New FSA Rule Changes
COVID relief is now available. But benefits teams will need to act quickly.
REGISTER YOUR PLAN CHANGES IN JUST FIVE MINUTES
Check the box on a few simple questions and we'll update your plan and member accounts.
Please note: This webform is for registering your Consolidated Appropriates Act (CAA) plan changes for 2021 only. If you need to make non-CAA related changes to your plan, need to make CAA changes to your 2020 plan, or need to make additional changes after already submitting changes, please contact your designated HealthEquity representative to discuss the changes you wish to make and any implications those changes may have.Register plan changes now
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 allows employers to increase carryover amounts and extend grace periods for dependent care and healthcare flexible spending accounts. In addition, organizations may allow election changes without regard to change in status rules (annual limits still apply).
For a 2020–2021 calendar-year plan, the change must be adopted by 12/31/21.
For a 2020–2021 non-calendar-year plan, the change must be adopted by 12/31/22.
NOW YOU CAN HELP
YOUR EMPLOYEES WHO:
Didn’t enroll during annual enrollment because of pandemic uncertainty.
Haven’t used remaining FSA and DCFSA funds.
Risk spending down accounts frivolously to avoid forfeiting funds.
Went without childcare.
Deferred medical, dental or other care.
Notify your people
The faster you get communications to your organization, the sooner you can provide relief in challenging times.
Use our email template to communicate your plan changes.Download template
Register your plan changes now
Take five minutes to answer a few simple questions. Whether you need to extend your grace period or expand carryover, we'll capture your submissions and update your plan accordingly.Get started