Losing the FSA bet... - A Suburbs Boy Living a Country Life
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Losing the FSA bet...|
I was worried that since we barely had enough medical expenses to cover the amount I set aside for the Flexible Spending Account in 2005.
I just collected our receipts for prescriptions and insurance claim forms with patient amounts due. I hadn't even gotten to the dental receipts yet.
I'm already over the allocation I made for this year by nearly double! Since we used the debit card until we ran up to the set-aside amount, I knew we had gotten there. For all the work of collecting this stuff, I'm going to get a check for $1.62, as that's what is left "disbursable" on the account. On the plus side, this is completely off my plate now, and I won't have to worry about frantically collecting receipts before the "use it or lose it" deadline in March.
For compeleteness, I filed the Dependent Care Spending Account reimbursement, too, so we should get that money back soon, too.
Tags: finances, medical
We always get new glasses in December if we haven't used all our money. Next year - wisdom teeth surgery for Sol and maybe braces for me. Argh!
|Date:||October 28th, 2006 01:56 am (UTC)|| |
in consecutive years we maxed it out and each got LASIK...