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October 27th, 2006
04:34 pm


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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.

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Date:October 27th, 2006 09:46 pm (UTC)
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!
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Date:October 28th, 2006 01:56 am (UTC)

good plan..

in consecutive years we maxed it out and each got LASIK...
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