MMC Benefits Handbook
Examples of Eligible Expenses
Expenses reimbursed by this Plan include:
  • care at licensed nursery schools (below kindergarten), day camps (not overnight camps), before- or after-school programs at kindergarten and beyond, and day care centers for dependent adults or children. To qualify, the school or center must comply with state and local laws and receive a fee for its services
  • care provided in or outside of your home by individuals who may be relatives but who cannot be your children under age 19 or your tax dependents
  • household services related to the care of eligible dependents who live with you
  • any other qualified dependent care expense as defined by the Internal Revenue Code.
For guidelines on reimbursable expenses, check the current Internal Revenue Service guidelines, IRS Publication 503, or contact the Claims Administrator.
When you file your claim for reimbursement, you must provide:
  • the Social Security number for individual dependent care providers, and
  • the taxpayer identification number for care centers and schools.