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Notwithstanding any other benefit plan offered to any eligible employee of a state agency or local governmental entity, all state agencies shall, and any local governmental entity may contract for and adopt a benefit plan that meets the requirements of a cafeteria plan as defined in Section 125 et seq. of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and regulations thereunder, for the benefit of eligible employees and their dependents. However, the maximum benefit available under a health flexible spending account shall be Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) per participating employee per plan year, unless federal Internal Revenue Service regulations allow that the available benefit at any point in time may be limited by the premium paid as of that point in time. Any state agency or local governmental entity may contract for insurance to cover its potential for loss under a health flexible spending account.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 25. Public Officers and Employees; Public Records § 25-17-3. Authority to adopt plan - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-25-public-officers-and-employees-public-records/ms-code-sect-25-17-3.html
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