Flexible Benefits Eligible Expenses due to COVID-19

On March 27th, a new bill was passed to allow for additional FSA, HRA and HSA expenses. The new expenses are outlined below:

  • Over-the-counter drugs and medicines not prescribed by a physician can now be reimbursed pre-tax.
  • Menstrual care products are now considered eligible expenses. Examples include tampons, pads, liners, cups, sponges.
  • Health plans can now cover telehealth services pre-deductible without impacting HSA eligibility.

Please note that these changes are retroactive to January 1st, 2020. You may submit claims for these expenses by clicking on the app in your dashboard and selecting Submit a Claim

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