A grace period is a timeframe in the new plan year during which you can incur new expenses and file claims. This timeframe, established by your employer, is up to 2½ months after the end of the plan year. If your plan year ends on December 31, and your have a grace period, you have until March 15 to incur new expenses and use money left in your Healthcare FSA to pay them.
To find out if you have a grace period associated with your Healthcare FSA, log into your WageWorks account
or ask your employer.