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Eligible Expenses

Below is a list of expenses eligible for reimbursement through these types of Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA):

Medical Reimbursement Accounts
Any expense that's considered a deductible medical expense by the Internal Revenue Service and isn't paid for by your insurance can be reimbursed through your FSA. Examples include:

  • Fees paid to doctors, dentists, surgeons, chiropractors, and mental health providers
  • Fees for hospital services, X-rays, and labs
  • Health plan copayments and deductibles
  • Prescription drugs or drug copays
  • Acupuncture treatments
  • Inpatient treatment at a center for alcohol or drug addiction
  • Smoking-cessation programs and drugs prescribed to help nicotine withdrawal
  • Birth control
  • Non-elective cosmetic surgery
  • Contact lenses and eyeglasses
  • Orthodontia
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) items 
    Note: Some over-the-counter items can be used either for medical purposes or for general health/cosmetic purposes. Dual-purpose items may be reimbursable if they are used strictly for medicinal purposes. 

Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Any expense that's considered a deductible dependent care expense by the Internal Revenue Service can be reimbursed through your FSA. Examples include:

  • Daycare expenses for children under age 13
  • Before and after school care for children under age 13
  • Adult daycare expenses for a disabled spouse or IRS tax dependent
  • Daycare deposits and registration fees are reimbursable after the child starts attending the daycare
  • Summer day camps for children under age 13 (includes educational and recreational programs)
  • Transportation furnished by daycare providers

Some dependent care expenses do not qualify for reimbursement:

  • Payments to a spouse or parent of a qualified individual
  • Educational fees/tuition
  • Overnight camps
  • Care not related to work
  • Transportation furnished by parents

Premium Only Plan
Qualified, non-taxable insurance premiums and health plan dues that can be converted to pre-tax expenses include:

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group term life/AD&D
  • Short- and long-term disability*
  • HSA contributions

*There may be income tax considerations at the time of claim. Consult your tax advisor.



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