Allergy medicine reimbursement, both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription, is eligible with a prescription with a flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA) or a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA).
Can I buy Claritin with my FSA?
Stay ahead of the game by asking for written authorization at the beginning of the year for any FSA-eligible expenses that require a doctor’s permission for reimbursement. And, as of January 1, 2011, a doctor’s prescription is required for over-the-counter (OTC) medications, such as Claritin and Tylenol.
Can you use FSA for Zyrtec?
Antihistamines: FSA Eligibility
Antihistamines reimbursement is not eligible with a limited care flexible spending account (LCFSA) or a dependent care flexible spending account (DCFSA). Why does antihistamine reimbursement require a prescription from a doctor?
Can I use my FSA card at Walmart?
Walmart.com currently does not accept FSA or HSA cards as a payment method. Please use a credit, debit, or gift card to pay for your order with FSA and HSA eligible items, then submit your order receipt to your plan administrator for reimbursement.
What items are eligible for FSA?
These items typically require a valid prescription from your doctor in order to be FSA eligible.
- Acid controllers.
- Acne medicine.
- Aids for indigestion.
- Allergy and sinus medicine.
- Antidiarrheal medicine.
- Baby rash ointment.
- Cold and flu medicine.
- Eye drops.