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Re-enrollment is required during the annual open enrollment period.  Enrollment in a previous year is not rolled forward into a new plan year.


The Medical FSA Contribution limit will INCREASE. 

 2017 Maximum2018 Maximum
Medical Flexible Spending Account$2,500$2,600


FSA Reminder:  You may only enroll in a FSA if your medical coverage is with a Classic, Value, or UMP Plus Plan, or you waived your WSU coverage.  The Consumer-Directed Health Plans will automatically enroll employees in a Health Savings Account (HSA), which make those employees ineligible for a FSA.  If your family is also be enrolled in an HSA, at WSU or elsewhere, you may need to adjust your selections. View the Health Savings Account webpage for more information.

Additional Information

The FSA and DCAP benefits are offered by Navia Benefit Solutions. Visit their webpage at http://pebb.naviabenefits.com/.

WSU offers the option to enroll in these benefits via paper form (coming soon) or online enrollment (available November 1, 2017).

The annual contribution limits for 2018:

  • FSA: Minimum of $240, maximum of $2,600
  • DCAP: Cannot exceed $5,000, or $2,500 if married and filing separately
       FSA Basics


Health Savings Account

Employees enrolled in a Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP), are automatically enrolled in a Health Savings Account (HSA). WSU will contributes participants’s HSA Accounts, and participants have the option to contribute as well through pre-taxed contributions through payroll deduction. Any 2018 payroll deduction forms submitted during open enrollment will be effective January 1, 2018.


WSU Contributions to participant’s HSA Accounts (no change): 

2018 HSA Contributions - WSUMonthlyAnnual Maximum
Employee Only Coverage$58.34$700.08
Employee + One or More Dependents$116.67$1,400.04

Employee Contributions maximums (change):

 2018 Annual Maximum Contribution
(includes WSU's contribution & Wellness Incentive)
Employee Only Coverage

Employee + One or More Dependents$6,900
Over age 55 - Catch-up Contribution$1,000

Please note: If you are eligible for the SmartHealth Wellness Incentive you will need to include the $125 one time deposit in the annual contribution maximum.

HSA Basics 

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