In general, you can use your FSA dollars to pay for: prescription medications, over the counter medications that your doctor provides you with a prescription for, insulin, copayments for doctor’s office visits, certain wellness treatments like acupuncture, and certain medical supplies like crutches and braces.
Can I use my FSA for over the counter medication?
1, 2011, distributions from health FSAs and HRAs will be allowed to reimburse the cost of over-the-counter medicines or drugs only if they are purchased with a prescription.
What OTC items are covered by FSA?
The Complete FSA Eligibility List
- AA Meetings are eligible expenses with a flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA) and health reimbursement arrangement (HRA).
- Acid Controller.
- Acne Medicine.
- Activated Charcoal.
- Acupressure Mat.
Can I use my FSA card for prescriptions?
You can use funds in your FSA to pay for certain medical and dental expenses for you, your spouse if you’re married, and your dependents. You can spend FSA funds on prescription medications, as well as over-the-counter medicines with a doctor’s prescription.
What can I spend my FSA on?
If you still have some funds left over, here are some ways to spend them beyond a new pair of glasses:
- Acupuncture treatments.
- Allergy medication (over-the-counter and prescription)
- Ambulance transport.
- Aspirin and other over-the-counter pain relievers.
- Blood pressure monitors.
- Breast pumps.
- Breastfeeding classes.