March 15, 2013 is the deadline to incur claims for 2012 Flexible Spending Accounts and the deadline to submit 2012 Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care claims to ConnectYourCare is Sunday, March 31.
Any funds remaining in either account that could have been claimed for eligible 2012 expenses cannot be claimed after March 31 and will be forfeited according to IRS regulations.
Contact ConnectYourCare at 877-292-4040 before the March deadline with questions regarding available 2012 account balances or pending 2012 claims.
Claims can be filed at the ConnectYourCare website or employees can find assistance about how to file a claim on the SLU Benefits website. Select "Dependent Care Assistance Program" or "Flexible Spending Account" to find specific claim filing instructions.