What are Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Accounts?


Flexible Spending Accounts

A pre-tax benefit account used to pay for out-of-pocket healthcare costs such as deductibles, co-pays, prescribed medication, and other medical costs.

Dependent Care Accounts

A pre-tax benefit account used to pay for dependent care services such as preschool, summer day camp, before or after school programs, and child or elder care.

Expenses Must Occur During Plan Year 

Plan Rules:

  • Coverage through Consolidated Admin Services

  • Plan year is from January 1 - December 31 and employees must re-enroll each year

  • Only family status changes will allow you to change your annual election. The altered election must be consistent with the status change.

  • Married and not filing jointly participants limited to $2,500 deferral for Dependent Care

  • Transfer of funds between the Dependent Care and Medical Care accounts are not allowed

  • Carry over Maximum Amount -  Up to $500 of remaining FSA funds will be rolled over into the new plan year if the employee re-enrolls in a FSA.

Contact CAS - 1 (877) 941-5956

Contact Campus Benefits help with filing a claim.

1 (866) 433-7661


Phone: 866-433-7661

Fax: 770-394-0333

The Dougherty County Schools Benefit Portal is provided for illustrative purposes only. Actual benefits, services, premiums, claims processes and all other features and plan designs for coverage offered are governed exclusively by the provider contract and associated Summary Plan Description (SPD).