FSA-Eligible Expenses

There is a wide range of eligible expenses that may be made using your FSA. However, some of these expenses may require a prescription or a letter of medical necessity from your doctor.

Below are three categories for FSA-eligible expenses. Look for the icons in the eligibility list to know if the expense is eligible, eligible with prescription, or eligible with letter of medical necessity.

FSA Eligible

Products in this category may purchased without any other requirement. Just make sure to keep the receipt for reimbursement.

FSA Eligible with Prescription

You need a doctor’s prescription before purchasing products under this category. Make sure the brand name and the name of the item matches with the one in the prescription..

FSA Eligible with Letter of Medical Necessity

Some products are eligible only if your doctor recommends them. Therefore, you need a letter of medical necessity if you want to purchase items under this category.

Eligibility List

 

Look at the list below to find the different FSA-eligible products.

Acne Medication

Acne medication is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Acupressure

Acupressure is an alternative medicine that uses pressure points to relieve pain. This service is eligible.

Acupressure Mat

An acupressure mat is a personal acupressure product helps in pain management. This item is eligible

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an alternative medicine that uses thin needles to puncture the skin and target to treat certain areas in the body. This procedure is eligible.  

Air Conditioner

Air conditioner is only eligible if a letter of necessity from your doctor is provided.

Antacid

Antacid and acid controllers are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis treatment medicines are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Antibiotic Ointments and Gels

Antibiotic ointments and gels are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Antidiarrheal Medicine and Laxative

Antidiarrheal medicine and laxative are are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Antihistamine

Antihistamine is only eligible if there is a prescription..

Anti-parasitic Treatment

Anti-parasitic treatment is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Aspirin

Aspirin is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Athletic Tapes

Athletic tapes or kinesio tapes are eligible.

Baby sunscreen

Baby sunscreen products are eligible.

Bandages

Bandages are eligible.

Blood Glucose Monitor & Test Kit

Blood glucose monitor & test kit are eligible.

Blood Pressure Monitors

Blood pressure monitors are eligible.

Breastfeeding Classes

Breastfeeding classes are eligible.

Breast Pumps and Accessories

Breast Pumps and Accessories are eligible.

Bridges

Dental bridges are eligible.

Callus Remover

Callus remover is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Cane

Canes are eligible.

Catheter

A catheter is a thin tube that is inserted in the bladder to allow the urine to drain.This item is eligible.

Childbirth Classes for Moms

Childbirth classes are eligible only for mothers.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic is an alternative practice that is concerned with the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractic care, consult, and treatment are all eligible.

Cold Sores Treatment

Cold sore medicines are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Cold and Flu Remedies

Cold and flu medicines are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Contact Lenses and Solutions

Contact lenses and solutions are eligible.

Contraceptive Drugs

Contraceptive drugs are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Corn Remover

Corn remover is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Corneal Keratotomy

Corneal keratotomy is an eye surgery that involves the cornea. Radial keratotomy, a procedure that corrects nearsightedness or myopia, is the most common keratotomy. This procedure is eligible.

Cough Syrup

Cough syrup is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Cough Drops

Cough drops are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Crutches

Crutches are eligible.

Decongestant

Decongestants are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Dental Care

Dental cleaning products, checkups, and prophylaxis (cleaning) are eligible.

Dental Reconstruction

Dental reconstruction involves the repair and restoration of teeth and jaw joints. This includes dental implants. These procedures are eligible.

Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are thin porcelain shells that are designed to cover the front of the teeth to make them look more pleasant. This expense requires a letter of medical necessity to be eligible.

Dentures

Dentures are removable dental appliance that are used to replace missing teeth. Dentures are eligible.

Denture Cleansers

Dentures are removable dental appliance that are used to replace missing teeth. Dentures are eligible.

Dermatology Treatment

Dermatology treatment requires either a prescription or a letter of medical necessity, depending on the procedure.

Diagnostic Services

A wide range of diagnostic tests and services are eligible.

Diaper Rash Cream

Diaper rash cream is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Dietary Supplements

Dietary supplements are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Doula

A doula is a birth coach, who provides support while a mom is giving birth. This service is only eligible if there is a letter of medical necessity.

Dyslexia Treatment

A letter of medical necessity is needed for dyslexia treatment to be eligible.

Drug Addiction Treatment

Drug addiction treatment and counseling are eligible.

Ear Drops and Wax Removal

Ear drops and wax removal are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Eye Drops

Eye drops are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Eye Examination

Eye examination is eligible.

Eye Surgery

Eye Surgery is eligible.

Eyeglasses

Glasses are eligible, but prescription glasses are only eligible if a doctor’s prescription is provided.

First Aid Supplies

First aid supplies are eligible.

Gas Relief

Gas relief medicines are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Glucosamine Supplements

Glucosamine supplements are eligible

Heat and Cold Packs

Heat and cold packs are eligible.

Hemorrhoids Treatment

Hemorrhoids treatment is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Hospital Services and Fees

Hospital services and fees are eligible.

Immunizations

Immunizations are eligible.

Incontinence Products

Incontinence pads and products are eligible.

Lasik

Lasik eye surgery is eligible.

Lice Treatment

Lice treatment is only eligible if there is a prescription.

Lip Balm

Lip balms are eligible.

Nasal Sprays

Nasal sprays are only eligible if there is a prescription. However, saline nasal sprays are eligible.

Orthopedic Braces & Supports

Orthopedic braces & supports are eligible.

Prenatal Vitamins

Prenatal vitamins are eligible.

Reading Glasses

Reading glasses are eligible.

Shoe Insoles

Shoe insoles are eligible.

Sinus Medicine

Sinus medicine are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Sleep Aid

Sleep aid pills are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Stomach Pain Medicine

Stomach pain  medicines are only eligible if there is a prescription.

Sunscreens

Sunscreens are eligible.

Thermometers

Thermometers are eligible.

Vaporizers and Inhalers

Vaporizers and inhalers are eligible.

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals are eligible.

Walker

Walkers are eligible.

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