Flexible Spending Accounts

Learn how you can keep more of the money you earn!

Important news and updates

Debit cards for tax-advantaged accounts can now be used as “debit” or “credit.” However, a merchant may ask you to select “debit.”This means, you will need a personal identification number (PIN) to complete your transaction. If you currently have an Aetna or PayFlex debit card, you are encouraged to call 1-888-999-0121 to get your PIN. A PIN can be created at any time. If your spouse and/or dependent have a card, they will use the same PIN.

You have probably heard the term “Flexible Spending Account” or FSA before. People always talk about these as a great way to save “pre-tax dollars.” But you might not know exactly what an FSA is and just how it can save you money. And you might have questions such as:

  • How much will I save by contributing to an FSA?
  • What are “pre-tax dollars” ?
  • How much should I contribute?
  • Does the money I put in an FSA earn interest?
  • What forms will I need? Where do I get them?
  • Can I change the amount I put into my spending account later in the year?
  • What are the risks of taking part in a health care or dependent care FSA?
  • What forms will I need? Where do I get them?

Aetna’s Flexible Spending Accounts can answer all these questions and more.

You can also view the complete list of common eligible expense items.
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