Important Messages
The Employer Contribution is Now Available for the 2017 Plan Year

The Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAAccount) Employer Contribution will be available for the 2017 plan year. Executive Branch state agency employees who are M/C or represented by CSEA, PEF, UUP, Council 82, DC-37, GSEU, NYSCOPBA, or are employed by the Legislature are eligible for the DCAAccount Employer Contribution. Employees of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, ERDA, and EFC are also eligible for the Employer Contribution. To take advantage of the Employer Contribution, for the 2017 plan year, employees must enroll in the DCAAccount by the close of open enrollment. Click Here for complete details and Employer Contribution Rates.

2017 Open Enrollment Now Through November 7, 2016
17 Days Remaining

If you've been thinking about enrolling in the NYS Flex Spending Account to save on your eligible dependent care and unreimbursed health care expenses, NOW is the time to do something about it. The paperless enrollment process is quick and easy. Make sure you have your most recent pay stub available since you will need your NYS EMPLID, Department ID and Negotiating Unit code to apply. You have until midnight on November 7, 2016 to apply for enrollment for 2017.

If you need assistance with the enrollment process, please call Customer Service at 1-800-358-7202 (press 1). Representatives are available from 7 am to 10 pm daily, and will be available until midnight on November 7, 2016.

2016 Changes in Status and New Employees

The 2016 open enrollment period ended on November 24, 2015. Employees who experience a valid change in status on or after November 25, 2015 or during the 2016 plan year may be eligible to enroll by submitting a Change in Status application within 60 days of their qualifying event. Review the 2016 Change in Status information to determine if your situation qualifies you to enroll during the plan year. Change in Status requests will be accepted until November 6, 2016.

New Mailing Address

To better serve FSA participants, FBWW has implemented several changes to streamline claims processing, direct deposits, enrollment processing, and other functions. As a result, FBWW established a new mailing address for participants to submit claims, direct deposits, and any other communications. The new address is:

Fringe Benefits Management Company, a Division of WageWorks
P.O. Box 14766
Lexington, Kentucky 40512-4766

Updated reimbursement request forms containing the new mailing address can be downloaded here. If you send your claim forms to the original Tallahassee, Florida address, they will be forwarded to the new address, thereby delaying the processing of your claims.

Reimbursement checks, direct deposit notifications, and other correspondence will now be mailed to you from FBWWs Tempe, Arizona office.

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor