Your FSA is governed by IRS regulation that details who is eligible to use the account and what, where and how the money in it is to be used.
Your FSA was designed to be simple. To keep it that way, it's important to comply with the IRS regulations that govern the program. The following guidelines will help you avoid any inconvenience.
You can manage and check up on your WageWorks account either online or over the phone.
For the latest information, visit www.wageworks.com and log in to your account 24/7. In addition to reviewing your most recent FSA activity, you can:
Use your WageWorks Card
Your WageWorks Health Care Card is only for use at health care providers and pharmacies and general merchandise stores that have an IRS-approved system that can identify FSA eligible items at the register. In most instances, your Card transaction will be automatically verified at checkout, which means you will not have to submit a receipt to WageWorks after the transaction. You are, however, required to keep each receipt for tax purposes, and in the event it is needed for verification.
You can pay many of your eligible healthcare and dependent care expenses directly from your FSA account with no need to fill out paper forms.
It's quick, easy, secure and available online at any time. Review the Claim and Card Use Verification Checklist before you get started.
To pay a provider:
You also can file a claim online to request reimbursement for your eligible expenses.
Review the Claim and Card Use Verification Checklist.
If you prefer to submit a paper claim by fax or mail, you may go to www.wageworks.com to download a Pay Me Back claim form and follow the instructions for submission.