Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Mountaineer Flexible Benefits offers WVU employees the opportunity to take advantage of Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs).


Medical FSA

A Medical FSA is used to pay for eligible medical expenses which aren’t covered by your insurance or other plan. These expenses can be incurred by you, your spouse, a qualifying child or relative. Your full annual contribution amount is available at the beginning of the plan year (July 1).

Annual Contribution Limits
* Minimum Annual Deposit: $0
* Maximum Annual Deposit: $2,550

Typical Eligible Expenses
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Doctor Fees
  • Dental Fees
  • Hearing Aids
  • Over-the-counter items (with a prescription)
  • Smoking Cessation Programs/Treatments
  • X-Rays

Submitting A Claim

  • Login to www.myFBMC.com
  • Click “My Benefits” at the top of the page
  • Click on “Account Information” on the left hand side of page (this will redirect you to the WageWorks FSA Dashboard where you can submit claims or download forms).
  • Or Call WageWorks FSA Customer Care (1.855.428.0446) to request a paper claim form

Dependent Care FSA

The Dependent Care FSA is a great way to pay for eligible dependent care expenses such as after school care, baby-sitting fees, elder care services, nursery and preschool. Eligible dependents include your qualifying child, spouse and/or relative. Coverage extends to age 13, unless disabled.

Annual Contribution Limits
* Minimum Annual Deposit: $0
* Maximum Annual Deposit depends upon tax filing stats:
$2,550 if married and filing separately
$5,000 if singe and head of household
$5,000 if married and filing jointly

Typical Eligible Expenses
  • After school care
  • Baby-sitting fees
  • Day care services
  • Summer day camps
Submitting a Claim

Once you have paid for (and received) dependent care service, send a complete claim form to WageWorks, along with documentation showing the following:

  • Provider Name
  • Dates of Service
  • Service Description
  • Amount
  • Dependent Name

Your request will be processed within 5 business days.


FSA Resources
List of Eligible Medical FSA Expenses
WageWorks FSA Quick Start Guide
Mountaineer Flexible Benefits Reference Guide
WageWorks Health Care Card (FSA) Claim Form