There’s a chance the FSA “use it or lose it” rule could be a thing of the past. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments on modifying the forfeiture rule. It’s too early to tell whether this request for comments will result in a rule change. However, I am certain a rule change would be a game changer with two important results. First, participants would no longer rush to spend unused dollars at year end, which can result in wasteful health care spending. Second, more consumers would sign up for these accounts – a win not only for participants who need access to dollars for out-of-pocket health care expenditures, but employers in the form of reduced payroll taxes. For the full article click here.