March 31 is Deadline for 2018 FSA Claims

March 13, 2019

The deadline to submit 2018 Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) claims to UnitedHealthcare (UHC) is March 31, 2019. To submit a claim, go to

What You Need to Know

  • To check your FSA balance(s), go to

  • If you participated in the Healthcare FSA and your account balance exceeds $500 and you do not submit claims by March 31, 2019, you will forfeit any balance in excess of $500.

  • If you participated in the Dependent Care FSA (including the Child Care Benefit), you will forfeit any balance remaining in your 2018 Dependent Care FSA after March 31, 2019.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact the Columbia Benefits Service Center, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 212-851-7000 or via email at