New Maximum Amount for Health Care Spending Account

Published: November 24, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service has recently increased the maximum amount that may be contributed to a health care spending account from $2,500 to $2,550. This change was announced after the University’s Open Enrollment materials were distributed.

If you would like to increase your election to the new maximum of $2,550, please do the following:

  1. View your Open Enrollment confirmation statement reflecting your 2015 Open Enrollment elections at
  2. Please print your statement. On your statement, please indicate your requested change in writing and sign it.
  3. Return the signed statement to the Office of Human Resources at 200 Grace Hall or via email to

If you do not wish to increase your election, no action is needed.

For more information, please contact askHR at 574-631-5900 or