Flexible Spending Accounts

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Submit Forms Electronically

Submit Forms and Documents Electronically to FSA

Sending forms and documents to us is easy, whether you have them saved on your computer or printed out in hard copy. These instructions include short videos that provide you guided directions on how to upload your documents using LeapFILE.

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MSC Buy-Out Waiver Program

The Medical Spending Conversion (MSC) Health Benefits Buy-Out Waiver Program allows eligible employees who can obtain non-City group health benefits to waive their New York City health benefits in return for an annual cash incentive payment, up to $1,000 for Plan Year 2024. 

For questions about the MSC Buy-Out Waiver Program, please call: (212) 306-7760.


  • $1,000 to employees with family coverage who waive City health benefits.

  • $500 to employees with individual coverage who waive City health benefits. 

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Dependent Care Assistance Program (DeCAP)

By enrolling in the Dependent Care Assistance Program (DeCAP), City employees are able to pay for eligible dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis, with deductions taken directly from paychecks. These deductions reduce an employee's gross income on his/her Form W-2 for federal and Social Security tax purposes.


DeCAP is a way to pay for expenses to care for your child(ren) or other dependents, with before-tax dollars, while you and your spouse work or attend school full-time.

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Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HCFSA)

The Health Care Flexible Spending Account (HCFSA) Program allows City employees to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses on a pre-tax basis, with deductions taken directly from salary. 


HCFSA is a way to pay for eligible medical expenses (not covered by insurance) or dental, vision and hearing (not covered by the Welfare Fund) with before-tax dollars..

The goal amount indicated in this video is effective for Plan year 2024. 

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