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Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

An FSA allows you to use pre-tax funds for health and care costs for you and your family. You save on every dollar you put into your FSA.

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Save on medical and dependent care expenses

An FSA allows you to set aside pre-tax funds

There are three different types of FSAs and, since you don’t pay taxes on this money, you save on every dollar you put into your FSA - 30% in some cases.*

Make the most of your FSA

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Dependent care flexible spending account

Learn how you can use tax-free money to pay for dependent care.

Find FSA-eligible items the Optum Store

Use your FSA payment card and code OPTFSA7 for easy checkout **.

Limited purpose flexible spending account

Learn about the benefits of pairing a limited purpose FSA with an HSA.

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Spending your FSA dollars

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Spending your FSA dollars

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What is a dependent care FSA?

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