An arrangement through your employer that lets you pay for many out-of-pocket medical expenses with tax-free dollars. Allowed expenses include insurance copayments and deductibles, qualified prescription drugs, insulin, and medical devices.
You decide how much to put in an FSA, up to a limit set by your employer. You aren't taxed on this money.
If money is left at the end of the year, the employer can offer one of two options (not both):
Flexible Spending Accounts are sometimes called Flexible Spending Arrangements.