There are two options available: The Healthcare Flexible Spending Account for health-related expenses and the Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan for dependent care expenses.

The provider for both plans is Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC).


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Dependent Care Open Enrollment

What you should know


October 31, 2022 - November 18, 2022


A Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan is a pre-tax benefit account used to pay for dependent care services like preschool, summer day camp, before or after-school programs, and child or elder daycare services.


Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

The Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (HFSA) allows you to stretch your budget further. The HFSA is a voluntary pre-tax benefit plan that allows you to set aside money from your paycheck to be used to pay the out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental and vision expenses that you and your eligible dependents incur.

You never pay taxes on the money you put into your account, giving you more bang for your buck when you use pre-tax money to reimburse qualified healthcare expenses.

Provider

Total Administrative Services Corporation
800-422-4661
tasconline.com

How does it work?

After enrollment, you will receive a TASC Card. Use your TASC Card to pay for eligible expenses at the point of purchase instead of paying out-of-pocket and requesting a reimbursement.

Selecting an Election Amount

Four factors to keep in mind when selecting an election amount:

  1. Your total election amount is available on May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023, so the HFSA can help regulate your healthcare spending and take care of the unexpected expenses along the way.
  2. The minimum annual election amount is $240 and the maximum is $2,550.
  3. As an HFSA participant, you have a 90-day period (May 1, 2022–July 31, 2022) to file claims and request reimbursement for expenses incurred prior to the end of the HFSA Plan Year on April 30, 2022.
  4. Contributions are based on 24 pay periods.
Rollover

The HFSA maximum rollover amount is $500. Any amount left above $500 will be forfeited.


Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan

Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan (DCRP) enrollment is held in November 2022. Plan changes are effective January 1 - December 31, 2023. The maximum contribution for DCRP for 2022 is $5,000 (family); $2,500 (married filing separately).

How do I manage my Flexible Spending Accounts?

TASC’s web and mobile tools ensure easy access, account management, and benefit fund security for you.

TASC Universal Benefit Account

Your one-stop online access to all enrolled accounts includes:

TASC Mobile App

Track and manage all TASC benefits and access helpful tools, anywhere and anytime—with just one app! The TASC mobile app includes special features that make it easy to keep TASC accounts safe and secure.


HFSA at a Glance
Minimum contribution $240.00 a year
Maximum contribution $2,550 a year
Plan year May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023
Incur claims May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023
Deadline to file claims July 31, 2023
Administrator Total Administrative Services Corporation

Flexible Spending Plan Documents


After enrollment, you will recieve a TASC card to pay for eligible expenses.


Department Information

611 Walker, 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Benefits: 832-393-6000
Main: 832-393-6100
Safety Hotline: 832-393-7233 careers@houstontx.gov