This resource will keep you informed of important dates and plan changes.
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Flexible Spending Accounts are regulated by the IRS. If the IRS makes changes to the rules that govern FSAs, we’ll let you know through the Message Board.
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The IRS recently released the medical mileage rate for the 2017 benefit period. The 2017 rate is 17 cents per mile, a slight decrease from 2016. Mileage to and from a medical service is an eligible expense under a Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA). Simply use the Mileage Worksheet (PDF) to log miles to and from your doctor, dentist, pharmacy or other medical care provider...
You spoke, and we listened! You no longer need to submit receipts to be reimbursed for eligible mileage and parking expenses for travel to and from your doctor, dentist, pharmacy, or other medical care provider.
When enrolling for the 2017 benefit period, you have the option to link your FSAFEDS account to a spouse's FSAFEDS account. If one spouse's balance has been exhausted, claims automatically process against the other spouse's account, as long as there is an available balance. This feature is effective January 1, 2017.
All Paperless Reimbursement (PR) carriers have been implemented.
Now's the time to enroll in the FSAFEDS Program! You can enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and use tax-free dollars to pay for eligible expenses for you, your spouse, and your eligible dependents. This account gives you a tax break - allowing you to keep more of your hard-earned money - and it's simple to use.
If you'd like to learn more about the three FSA options you have through the FSAFEDS Program, check out the Federal Virtual Benefit Fair. It's a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about your benefits - at your convenience!
Recently, the IRS increased the amount participants may contribute to a Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or a Limited Expense Health Care FSA.
Open Season is the time each year when qualifying employees can enroll in the FSAFEDS Program. Through FSAFEDS, you can enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and use tax-free dollars to pay for eligible expenses for you, your spouse, and eligible dependents.
The majority of paperless reimbursement carriers are fully implemented. We are working with the remaining carriers and we anticipate final approval of all remaining files within the next few weeks.
As you may be aware, USPS employees have the opportunity to enroll in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) through the FSAFEDS Program during Open Season. An FSAFEDS account lets you set aside part of your paycheck before taxes are taken out, and then you can use that tax-free money to pay for eligible expenses for you, your spouse, and eligible dependents.
Need to call us?
Toll-Free Number for Overseas Participants:
FSAFEDS Benefits Counselors are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Eastern Time.
Other Ways to Contact Us
FSAFEDS Program - Claims
P.O. Box 14127
Lexington, KY 40512-4127
Log into your online account and select “Contact Us,” then “Secure Message Center.”
+1 650-577-5294 (toll-free)