Can I use my Medical FSA for transportation expenses related to eligible medical care?

Yes, transportation expenses (e.g. tolls, parking fees, mileage) required to obtain eligible medical care are eligible for reimbursement. For tolls and parking fees, your claim must be accompanied by a receipt showing the provider, the date of service, and the amount of the expense. Actual mileage incurred with an automobile must be indicated as follows […]

What medical services are eligible under my Medical FSA?

In general, eligible services are those that are used primarily to diagnose, prevent, treat or mitigate a physical or mental defect or illness. Services provided for cosmetic reasons and those that are merely beneficial to one’s general health are not considered expenses for medical care.

What is a Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?

A Medical FSA is an account that allows tax-free dollars to be used for payment of eligible medical services not covered or reimbursed by any other source. Medical FSAs are governed by Sections 125, 105, 106 and 213 of the Internal Revenue Code.

How does reimbursement for orthodontia expenses work?

For a plan that allows reimbursement of orthodontia (e.g. Medical FSA), IRS regulations allow reimbursement based on date of payment, date of service or the payment due date on statements/coupons. IRS regulations allow a Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA) participant to be reimbursed for pre-paid orthodontia services, up to a participant’s annual election amount, before […]