The MA Group Insurance Commission (GIC) is extending the 2013 HCSA/DCAP Open Enrollment to Friday, December 7.
If you have not taken advantage of this program you can still do so. For an application see your Personnel/Payroll Department representative.
Open Enrollment for Flexible Spending Accounts Extended to December 7, 2012
MA State employees – if you have not enrolled or re-enrolled in the GIC’s pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts, you now have until Friday, December 7 to do so, a three-week extension. Flexible Spending Accounts save on average $250 for every $1,000 contributed. We encourage you to take advantage of these money-saving programs.
There are two options:
1) Health Care Spending Account: The most popular option pays for out-of-pocket health
care expenses on a pre-tax basis. Did you know these include a variety of costs not paid
by your medical, dental, and vision plans?
Orthodontia and dental co-insurance
Eye glasses, prescription sunglasses, and contact lenses
Smoking cessation classes
Chiropractor and acupuncture visits
Physician office visit and prescription drug copays
Calendar year medical and mental health deductibles
Inpatient hospital, outpatient surgery and emergency room copays
2) Dependent Care Assistance Program: Pay for day care and/or elderly dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.
Save on 2013 taxes – enroll no later than Friday, December 7. For additional program details, new participant enrollment form, and re-enrollment instructions for current participants please see and return all forms to your Personnel/Payroll Department.