Why is this item marked as FSA Eligible?
This item is marked as FSA eligible to identify that it MAY be purchased using a flexible spending account (FSA):
FSA Eligible Item
What is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
A FSA (Flexible Spending Account) allows use of the funds an individual has designated to be set aside pre-tax for medical expenses, typically with their employer, when selecting healthcare programs during the previous year.
What types of purchases are FSA eligible?
Over-the-counter medical supplies and equipment are considered reimbursable by an FSA account in 2020 and include the following categories:
- Contact lens solution
- Prescription contact lenses with correction only
- Diagnostic devices (i.e. blood pressure and blood glucose monitors)
- Durable medical equipment and goods
- Prescription medications
Note: Although the IRS sets guidelines for FSA programs, individual employers have the final determination of which expense are covered by their FSA programs.