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Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA)

This voluntary benefit plan offers eligible employees the ability to pay for eligible out-of-pocket for dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars if the care is required in order for the employee (and spouse, if married) to work.

Enrollment Information:

  • Eligible employees may enroll in the plan within 60 days of hire or during open enrollment. To enroll, complete the Benefits Worksheet and the DCRA_HCRA form.  Save the completed, initialed, signed and dated DCRA_HCRA form.  Upload it when you submit the Benefits Worksheet.
  • To complete the Benefits Worksheet, you will need to log in to the myCoyote portal. To get started, click the "My Employment" tile within the portal then click the “Benefits Worksheet” tile. Remember to access the portal on or after September 21stFor optimal viewing, access the portal using Chrome or Firefox.
  • Employee may contribute between $20 to $416.66 each month ($5,000 maximum per year) to personal account.
  • Contributions are deducted from the employee’s pay before federal, state and Social Security (FICA) taxes are calculated.
  • Employees must re-enroll by completing an Open Enrollment Worksheet and Enrollment Authorization Form during the annual open enrollment period to continue participation for the following calendar year. The contribution amount can be changed at that time.

Reimbursement Information:

  • Employees can file a claim for reimbursement online at with the ASI- assigned user ID and password, or by completing a HCRA/DCRA Claim Form and attaching an itemized bill for health care expenses.
    • Once you have filled out the form and attached all required documentation, you can fax it to (573) 874-0425 or mail it to:
      P.O. Box 6044
      Columbia, MO 65205-6044
  • For expenses to be eligible:

    • Dependent must be a child under age 13 for whom employee or spouse is entitled to claim dependent status on income tax return, or spouse who is unable to care for him/herself, or a financially dependent member of employee's household; and
    • Care must be required in order for employee to be gainfully employed and, if married, spouse also must be employed or actively looking for work.
    • Please refer to the Dependent Care Reimbursement Account Brochure for more detailed information.
    • Any money left in employee's account after expenses have been paid for the plan year will be forfeited.