Eligible Expenses

Eligible Expenses

Wondering if that doctor’s visit can be reimbursed with your FSA? Curious if those eyeglasses can be purchased using your HSA? Or if that train fare can be paid for using your Commuter Benefit plan? Knowing what expenses are eligible under an HSA, HRA, FSA or Commuter Benefit can be confusing. NueSynergy has put together an interactive list of eligible expenses to help ensure you get the most out of your benefit account.

Not finding the expense you were looking for? Contact our team to get the answers you need.

(Note: The IRS determines what expenses are eligible for tax-free benefit accounts. This guide may not contain a complete list of eligible expenses and does not guarantee reimbursement)

 

Eligibility Expense Type More Information
Eligible w/Rx Acid Reducers, Antacids

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC Antacids medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Acne

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC acne medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Analgesics (painkillers), Antipyretics (fever reducers)

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTCAnalgesics (painkillers) or Antipyretics (fever reducers) medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Anti-Diarrhea

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC Anti-Diarrhea medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Anti-Fungal

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC Anti-Fungal product is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Anti-Gas

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC Anti-Gas medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Anti-Itch

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC Anti-Itch medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Antibiotics, topical

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC antibiotic medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Antihistamines

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC Antihistamines is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Arthritis Care

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of OTC Arthritis Care is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Asthma OTC Equipment and Treatment

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC Asthma medicines such as Bronkaid, Bronkolixir, Primatine an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Birth Control RX

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC birth control product or treatment such as the Morning-After Pill or OTC emergency contraceptive which can help prevent a pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure or spermicides would be considered an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Cold Medicines

A health care professional must prescribe OTC drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC cold medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Cold Sore and Fever Blister Treatments

A health care professional must prescribe OTC drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC cold sore or fever blister product is an eligible medical expense.

Note: Medicated and non-medicated lip balms are not an eligible medical expense.

Eligible w/Rx Diaper Rash Creams

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC diaper rash cream is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Expectorant

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC expectorant is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Fever Reducing Medication

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC fever reducing medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Headache Medicine

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC headache medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Laxative

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC laxative medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Lice Treatment

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an lice treatment medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Mouth Guard

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an mouth guard is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Nasal Solutions or Sprays

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC nasal medicine is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Over-the-Counter (OTC) Supplies and Medications

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense.

Note: The following OTC supplies do not require an prescription:

- Band-Aid                                                  - Elastic Bandages and Wraps

- Birth Control                                             - First Aide Supplies

- Braces and Supports                               - Insulin and Diabetic Supplies

- Catheters                                                 - Ostomy Products

- Contact Lens Solution/Supplies             - Reading Glasses

- Denture Adhesive                                    - Wheelchairs, Walkers, & Canes

- Diagnostic Tests & Monitors

 

Eligible w/Rx Smoking Cessation Devices

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC smoking cessation devices such as nicotine gum or patches are an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Sunburn Creams or Medication

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of OTC sunburn cream or medication is an eligible medical expense. 

Eligible w/Rx Vitamins

A health care professional must prescribe Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs and medicines for you to be reimbursed for the expense. With a prescription, the cost of an OTC vitamins is an eligible medical expense.